Architectures (ARTE documentary)
Architectures is a documentary series produced by the European public television channel ARTE, looking at architecture and its historical and
social functions to reveal its meaning and impact on humanity. This is a collection of 33 episodes of the series, exploring the most remarkable achievements
in modern architecture - from the works at the end of the 19th century to the latest creations by today's leading architects. Each episode focuses on
a single building examining the structure of the building, the architectural techniques as well as its historical and social functions. And also the film discovers
the role it has played in the evolution of architecture.
Galleria Umberto I: The Galleria Umberto I (Emanuele Rocco) is one of the last and biggest glass-roofed arcades to be built in Europe - the swansong of a great architectural invention of the 19th century.
|Episode 08 - Galleria Umberto I|
|Galleria Umberto I
Galleria Umberto I is a public shopping gallery in Naples, southern Italy. It was designed by Emanuele Rocco, who employed modern architectural elements reminiscent of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan.
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