One chapel leads to a dozen

The design of a new Duomo is a highly sought-after destination for architects of all ages, but Benedetto Alfieri attempts a double stroke: to sign a building that outclasses not only the Cathedral, now old and outdated, but also the dome of the Holy Shroud, a landmark characterizing the Baroque Turin. Fortunately the Project is not implemented.

Not only from the section but also from the plan of Alfieri emerges the delirium of omnipotence that pervades the architect who plans to demolish an entire district of the city to provide the Cathedral with a geometrically perfect and magniloquent square.

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