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Cover of the Auditorium of the Emperor Adriano
The Cover’s plan, in particular, reinterprets the geometry of the ‘templum Delta’ - an ancient Roman-Egyptian structure, alike a Pyramid, depicted in a fragment of the Forma Urbis - used like an homage to the Adriano’s oriental exotic inclination. The coexistence of two geometric figures (square and triangle) is used as a metaphoric representation of the human tendency – through philosophy – to move from the immanent condition (a square) to a transcendent one (a triangle). The structure scheme of the Cover derives in fact from the figure of ‘Homo ad quadratum’. The square is also used like reference to the myth of the ‘Roma Quadrata’, just in the place in which the ancient town was found.