Design fantasies @ Parco del Valentino

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Design fantasies

"This is your capital, my lords, it does not lack anything except the park, magnificient proportionate to the beauty of its buildings in order to become the most wealthy , the most beautiful european capital" is what the municipal councillor said in 1855, when a competition for the creation of the park was held after all the project fantasies resulting from the disarmament of the ramparts.

Bonsignore's project of 1802. It was one of the several projects of different architects and designers to expand the city after the disarmament.

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