Foro Italico, formerly Foro Mussolini  (Mussolini’s Forum), is a sports complex in Rome, Italy. 
It was built between 1928 and 1938 under the design of Enrico Del Debbio and Luigi Moretti. Inspired by the Roman forums of the imperial age, its design is a fine example of Italian Fascist architecture. 

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Fascist architecture is a branch of modernist architecture developed by architects of fascist societies in the early 20th century.













Anthony Majanlahti
Anthony Majanlahti
 
Casa delle armi (Fencing games pavillion)
Casa delle armi (Fencing games pavillion)
 Casa delle armi (Fencing games pavillion)
Casa delle armi (Fencing games pavillion)

Foro Italico also comprises an aquatics center built for the 1960 summer Olympics, the Stadio del Nuoto (“Swimming Stadium”) and a tennis center. 

(Built 15 years after Mussolini’s execution using 1937’s designs)

 

 Via Luca Cerabona 

 Anthony Majanlahti
Anthony Majanlahti
 

The M for Mussolini, the “silver arches”







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