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Antonio Sant’Elia

My senior project in Architecture School owed a lot to this architect. For a brief while I became obsessed with the ideas and aesthetics that he taught. Antonio Sant’Elia was an Italian architect, that left no built legacy but was a key member of the Futurist movement in architecture. The manifesto Futurist Architecture was published in August 1914:

"COMBAT AND DESPISE:

All the pseudo-architecture of the avant-garde, Austrian, Hungarian, German and American;

All classical architecture, solemn, hieratic, scenographic, decorative, monumental, pretty and pleasing;

The embalming, reconstruction and reproduction of ancient monuments and palaces;

Perpendicular and horizontal lines, cubical and pyramidical forms that are static, solemn, aggressive and absolutely excluded from our utterly new sensibility;

The use of massive, voluminous, durable, antiquated and costly materials.

AND PROCLAIM:

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Signal Failure
“Train of the Stars” crashes through wall. On 25th January 1948, The Super Chief claimed to be “The Train of the Stars” because of the many celebrities it carried between Chicago and Los Angeles. On this day it lost brakes at Los Angeles’ Union Passenger Terminal (LAUPT) crashed through a bumper post and a concrete wall and came to rest above Aliso Street. No injuries, but the engineer loses his job over the incident.

Signal Failure

“Train of the Stars” crashes through wall. On 25th January 1948, The Super Chief claimed to be “The Train of the Stars” because of the many celebrities it carried between Chicago and Los Angeles. On this day it lost brakes at Los Angeles’ Union Passenger Terminal (LAUPT) crashed through a bumper post and a concrete wall and came to rest above Aliso Street. No injuries, but the engineer loses his job over the incident.



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