Fenoglio, Pietro

Name: Fenoglio, Pietro
Gender: male
Birth: 1856
Death: 1927
Description: Pietro Fenoglio was an Italian engineer and architect lived at the turning of the 20th century. Famous interpreter of Art Nouveau style, he graduated from the Royal Institute for Arts Applied in Turin, the city where he lived and worked for all his life. At the beginning of his career, his designs featured Neo-Gothic style; successively, after the Universal Exposition of Turin of 1902 (of which he was one of the promoter), he approached Italian Art Nouveau style. In the same year, Fenoglio was elected counselor of Turin and he started working on the new urban planning for the city (ended in 1908). Furthermore, he was member of the Turinese Society for public housing and of the journal "L'architettura italiana moderna". Among his many projects and examples of his style there are: "Casa Le Fleur", "Palazzina Rossi" and "Villino Raby" in Turin.
Photographs: Fenoglio, Pietro_Ritratto | Fenoglio, Pietro_Portrait