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BUILDING
 
 
Mole Antonelliana
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DESIGNER
 
 
Alessandro Antonelli

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CONTEXT
 
Relationship with the location
Alessandro Antonelli, Mole Antonelliana, Torino, Turin, Piemonte, Italy, Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Importance of the building in the territory and in the city
Alessandro Antonelli, Mole Antonelliana, Torino, Turin, Piemonte, Italy, Museo Nazionale del Cinema
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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Italy [Italia]
Region
Piedmont [Piemonte]
Province
Turin [Torino]
Town
Turin [Torino]
Address
Via Montebello, 20
 
 
Telephone
+39.011.8125658
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Museums and buildings for exhibitions
Specialized museums
Religious buildings
Churches and places of worship
Other architectural structures
Domes and cupolas
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1863    
Realisation
1900
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Dopo mezzanotte [After Midnight]
Directed by
Davide Ferrario
Nationality
Italy
Year of production
2004
Cast
Giorgio Pasotti, Francesca Inaudi, Francesca Picozza, Gianpiero Perone, Ivan Negro, Silvio Orlando
Building's role
Considerable
Title
  Kurenai no buta [Porco Rosso]
Directed by
Hayao Miyazaki
Nationality
Japan
Year of production
1992
Cast
[ cartoon ]
Building's role
Symbolic
In the end credits appears a drawing of the Mole Antonelliana
Title
  The Italian Job
Directed by
Peter Collinson
Nationality
UK, Italy
Year of production
1969
Cast
Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone, Tony Beckley, Rossano Brazzi, Maggie Blye
Building's role
Incidental
Title
  Le amiche
Directed by
Michelangelo Antonioni
Nationality
Italy
Year of production
1955
Cast
Eleonora Rossi Drago, Gabriele Ferzetti, Franco Fabrizi, Valentina Cortese, Yvonne Furneaux, Madeleine Fischer, Anna Maria Pancani, Luciano Volpato, Maria Gambarelli, Franco Giacobini, Ettore Manni, Alessandro Fersen, Isabella Biagini
Building's role
Incidental
At the end of the opening credits we see the Mole with the spire broken by the tornado of 1953.
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Stefano Casciani, "A Torino un tempio per il cinema con il vuoto nel cuore / Turin's cathedral to the movies with a hole in its heart", Domus 830, ottobre/october 2000, p. 40
Georges Sebbag, Axel Sowa, "La Mole Antonelliana ou comment on deviant ce que l'on est / The Antonelli Tower: or how to become what you are", L'Architecture d'aujourd'hui 330, septembre-octobre/september-october 2000, pp. 78-89
Carlo Olmo, "Il cantiere antonelliano", Casabella 571, settembre/september 1990, pp. 28-29
Franco Rosso, Alessandro Antonelli e la Mole di Torino, Stampatori, Torino 1977
"Antonelli e la Mole/Alessandro Antonelli, architect, 1798 1888/Une exposition à Turin", Domus 561, agosto/august 1976, p. 56
Franco Rosso, La Mole Antonelliana. Un secolo di storia del monumento di Torino, Città di Torino, Museo Civico, Torino 1976 (II ed.)
Antonelli e la Mole. Progetti, costruzione e vicende del monumento di Torino/1859-1961, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Torino 1976
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ADDITIONS AND DIGRESSIONS
 
 
Mole Antonelliana, Torino, Turin, Alessandro Antonelli
2013
Issuance of five stamps belonging to the thematic series "The Italian artistic and cultural heritage"
Mole Antonelliana, Torino, Turin, Italy, 2006 Winter Olympics, Alessandro Antonelli
2006
The building is on the Italian 2 euro commemorative coin for 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin
Mole Antonelliana, Torino, Turin, Italy, 2006 Winter Olympics, Alessandro Antonelli
2005
The logo for the XX Olympic Winter Games, Torino 2006, was inspired by the Mole Antonelliana
Mole Antonelliana, Torino, Turin, Italy, 2006 Winter Olympics, Alessandro Antonelli
2004
Issue of four stamps celebrating promotional of the XX Olympic Winter Games "Torino 2006"
Mole Antonelliana, Torino, Turin, Italy, Alessandro Antonelli, Euro 2 cent
2002
The building is on the Italian 2 cent of euro coins
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CLIENT
 
 
Comunità Israelita Torinese
Comune di Torino
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 167.50
Surface
museum ca. sq.m. 3,200
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CREDITS
 
 
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Alessandro Antonelli, Mole Antonelliana, Torino, Turin, Piemonte, Italy, Museo Nazionale del Cinema



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