The Rome Policlinico Umberto I: An Innovative Project

Chiara Serarcangeli, Anna Maria Giovenale

Abstract


The Rome Policlinico Umberto I is an example of the tendency, arleady in place at the end of the XIX century, to reunite in a single architectural compound hospital-clinics, laboratories, teaching rooms, and libraries, so as to satisfy the need of University research and education. Guido Baccelli was the Promoter of the project: his political and scientific commitment are proved by the imposing architectural structure and by the economic effort that were needed to build the Policlinico. 

 

Key words: Policlinico Umberto I - Hospital - History 


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