Obra de Palanti
In the second stage (early '20), develops a monumental poetic with these two very specific examples : buildings conceived as " Pillars of Hercules " of the Rio de la Plata , monuments of Montevideo and Buenos Aires , competing to achieve greater height and dialogue as " headlamps " territorial scale of the estuary.
It represents the dynamic and dramatic change between tradition and architectural modernism.
The same year he graduated, 1909, he moved to Argentina to perform, along with Francisco Gianotti, the construction of the Italian Pavilion of the exhibition of the centenary of the May Revolution.
Thereafter, working with the study and Razenhofer Prins (project law school, current engineering faculty). Then install his office in Avda. De Mayo 695 and builds, regardless private buildings.
With a temporary trip to volunteer in the First World War, a return to Argentina, and one final match to his homeland, his work can be divided into three stages:
- First, the initial period of stay in the country (1909-1916).
- Second: (1919-1929), more mature in their projects.
- Third, conducted in Italy with its final remote.

In the Palacio Barolo we found several exceptional conditions, beginning with the sense autocelebratorio immigrant in Argentina of the century and the great real estate transaction floors of offices on the main avenue of the city ... batch size variation, elimination of parceling Traditional small rectangular units, cancellation of height restrictions, makes a new urban aesthetic, which itself convina with modern elements as possible: concrete structure and employment bowwindows story office type, according to the needs of circulation vertically.

Similar celebratory sense is reiterated in Montevideo Palacio Salvo. This creation is the result of a competition in 1922, declared in the first desert and then awarded Palanti. Taller, repeated Palacio Barolo constants: a base body on the square and a watchtower that rises - in this case corner - with a similar decoration superimposed beams crowned with a dome-lighthouse about giving the building a geographical scale.
Lights and messages

Palanti intended lumínicamente framing access to the mouth of the Rio de la Plata, and welcome foreign visitors arriving by boat from the Atlantic. So he built a twin building, located in the main artery of Montevideo, July 18th Avenue. Palacio Salvo. In both buildings headlights robust to withstand 300,000 spark plugs, which would be able to deliver messages to society through colored lights stood domes.

In 1923 the city announced the results of the historic boxing match between Luis Angel Firpo and Jack Dempsey for the heavyweight world title that was realized in Madison Square Garden, New York.
The white color indicate the triumph of American and green, announce the winner the local representative.
Firpo Dempsey pulled out of the ring and the lighthouse lit in green. The American was 19 seconds out of the ring but rose again and knocked out Firpo: lighthouse, then a few minutes, relit white.

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