Mario Botta and his masters
Interviewer’s question: “Who were your masters in your training to become an architect?”In this video, Mario Botta introduces his masters and what he has learnt from them: Carlo Scarpa, Louis Kahn and Le Corbusier. The work of all three was focused on the human individual: Scarpa through the craftsman; Le Corbusier, who transformed the problems of life into architecture; and Louis Kahn, with his ability to seek the origins of problems. Louis Kahn was the subject of the exhibition that in October 2018 inaugurated the programme of the new USI Theatre of Architecture designed by Mario Botta: Louis Kahn and Venice. You can find more info on the exhibition, curated by Elisabetta Barizza in collaboration with Gabriele Neri, here: https://www.usi.ch/en/feeds/8286.Find one work of Mario Botta where you can see the influence of one of the masters he mentions. Post through Padlet one picture of the work and explain where you see the influence (please remember to add your name to the post).
Mario Botta: To Be an Architect
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