Lakki is referred to all architecture books as a unique example of the era. The church is an excellent specimen of Bauhaus, the school is a mixture of modernist and Byzantine elements, the theater is a characteristic Art-Deco creation, and also the hospital, the artillery barracks, the hotel and the circular market with the clock tower, constitute a unique cohesive architectural ensemble of 1930,of this particular trend between the austere frugality  of the protomodernism and Art-Deco, also known as Depression or Stream line modern. Big curved roads were built, large open squares and hundreds of pines and eucalyptus trees were planted. Architectural buildings in Lakki, such as the clock tower, refer to the paintings of de Chirico and to the “Piazze d ‘ Italia” of his metaphysical painting (The Riddle of the Hours 1911, the Red Tower 1913, Mystery and Melancholy on the way 1914).

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