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A community center of the 1700's in Campania, in «Comunità» n. 86, January 1961.

The essay, written in collaboration with F. Sbandi, speaks about industrial district of San Leucio in Caserta. This center, stated in political history as an episode of the Borbonic reign, in the history of the lawful ordinance because of its singular "socialist" constitution, in the industry for its textile production, it is examinated by the authors essentially for its architectural and urbanistic aspects. Other than the documentation with regards to its setting, San Leucio is framed in a Utopic setting and considered, in a certain way, an anticipation of the community conceived by Owen and Fourier.

Construction activities from 1860 to 1915, in vol. Naples after century, E. S. I., Naples 1961.

In the gathering of monographies that make up a published volume to celebrate the first hundred years of Italian national unity and that treats many aspects from daily civilian life, in this time frame, the essay highlights the architectural-and urban planning activities. The work done by the latest architects of the Borbonic period, the work relative to its restauration plan, the forming of new neighnorhoods that coincided with the affirmation of Naples' Floral tendency. That lived on up until the end of the First World War, in this monography you will find a vast and well-documented work.

Vanvitelli and criticism in the 1600's, in «Napoli nobilissima», vol. VI, f. I, January-April 1967.

The essay revolves around the consideration that the rich vanvitellian bibliography lack a notable chapter: the relationship between Vanvitelli and the critical thought of his time; from a moment in which the critical reflection assumes a relief never had before and marks a sensitivity shift in architectural culture. Thus, the work of the Maestro comes from a correlation, on one hand, with contemporary L. Pascoli, F. Milizia, J. Winckelmann, Quatremère de Quincy that write about its buildings, on the other hand there are the previous authors, whose thoughts marked the said critical turning point. In this way, the Vanvitellian activities, often were proclaimed for their technical methods and various classifications, come to be referred and discussed on the basis of assumptions made by Gallaccini, Blondel, Cordemoy, Laugier, Lodoli and their followers. The studies concludes with the considerations of works by Vanvitelli as a reflection on the comtemporary theoretical studies and of time itself, as, in a way-of-speaking, an examined life, which was then theorized and written about in Europe and in Italy.

Architecture in the Second half of the 1700's, in The History of Naples vol. VII, Società Editrice Storia di Napoli, 1967.

The monography, which makes up a part of the volume dedicated to the history of Naples in the 18th century, takes a look at the architecture and the urban planning which was desired by Carlo di Borbone and by Ferdinando IV. Other than the building of Capodimonte and di Portici, made possible by the cooperation of del Medrano col Canevari, all the works created in Campania by Luigi Vanvitelli, Ferdinando Fuga and Mario Gioffredo are examined. Sometimes, these have notable different aspects, taking into consideration Caserta and Shelter for the Poor, the Annunziata Church and the Holy Spririt and the increase of residentail buildings, despite this have more in common in a more extensive dimension in comparison to the previous upkeepers of the local baroque. This "Building Bigness"was the anticipation of the urban planning of entire streets and environments which had been typical of great European metropolis. Moreover, during the Neapolitan architecture of the 1970's starts, with the typical rational process that is appropriate of its time, manifesting itself in a series of specialized dichotomies:art and technique, public and private, taste in the small and in the gigantesque, for which the immensity of the factories is associated with the tininess and the fragility of the objects used: the big dimension of the Shelter for the poor or of Granili is symbolic of the same culture that produced the chinoiserie of the porcelain washroom of Capodimonte.

Avanguard and sperimentalism in modern architectural history, in The History of Naples, n. 93, vol. XI of "Modern Art", Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milan, 1967.

The history of the more advanced manifestations and unpublished of modern architecture are described in this essay as the initial critical proposal that verifies at until what point is it licit to speak about avanguardism in architecture. After the comparison of such manifestations with avanguard artistical-literary movement, analysis of their philosophical provocateurs, radicals, antitraditional and elusive and, for the other part, the examination of the real socio-economic conditions from which architecture can't disregard, the author concludes that avanguardism in architecture, rigorously intense, can't include works that are actually realized, but rather those that remain in the project stage, of Utopian concept, of theoretic formulation.

A Neapolitan environment, via Costantinopoli, Rome 1962.

The old villages of Posillipo, in «Napoli nobilissima», vol. II, f. II, 1962.

Architecture and Urban planning from the second half of the 1800's until today, in The History of Naples, vol. X, Società Editrice Storia di Napoli, 1971.

Architecture from the second half of the 1600's, in The History of Naples, vol.VII, Società Editrice Storia di Napoli, 1972.

Vanvitelli in history and in critique of the 1600's, in AA.VV., Luigi Vanvitelli, E.S.I., Naples 1973.

Architecture of the Renaissance of Naples (1979), in History, Projects and words on Naples, Casa Editrice Fausto Fiorentino, Naples 1996.

A Semiologic reading of Palazzo Chiericati, in «Domus», n. 608, July - August 1980.

Essays Planning, in vol. V of The Encyclopaedia of the 1900's, Italian Treccani Encyclopaedia Institute, 1981.

Semiologic reading of the Cathedral di Vicenza, in «Domus», n. 613, January 1981.

Semiologic reading of Baldacchino di S. Pietro, in «Domus», n. 619, July - August 1981.

Semiologic reading of S. Carlino to the four fountains, in «Domus», n. 629, June 1982.

Frank. Ll. Wright, Store Residence, Hollywood, in «Domus»,n. 675, September 1986.

The transformation from the birth of industrial society until today, in AA.VV., The Kingdom of the Possible, Edizioni del Sole 24 ore, Milano 1986.

The rules of the morphologic game, in AA.VV., Regeneration of the Historical centers, Naples, The Kingdom of the Possible, Edizioni del Sole 24 ore, Milan 1988.

Campania: Architecture and urban planning of the 1900's, in History and Civility of Campania, the 1800's and 1900's, Electa Naples 1995.

The synthesis of art as «symbolic form», in the catalogue of the exhibition «Mac/Espace, Concrete Art in Italy and in France 1948-1958», Rome 1999.

Fourteen-hundreds, in Typochronology of European Architecture, Zanichelli, Bologna, 1999.

Essays Furnishing, in vol.III The Body's Universe, Italian Treccani Encyclopaedia Institute, 1999.

Essays Design, for vol. I Appendice 2000 of the Italian Treccani Encyclopaedia, 2000.

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