File: PDF, 8.07 MB. Benedetta Esposito., International Affairs, History, & Political Science. Aldo Rossi starts from a personal interpretation of Boullè’s architecture, in which he finds the roots of what he calls “exalted rationalism”. Aldo Rossi ; Born May 3rd 1931 ; Died September 4th 1997 ; Italian architect, born in Milan. Buy The Architecture of the City by Rossi, Aldo, Eisenman, Peter, Ghirardo, Diane, Ockman, Joan online on at best prices. The Architecture of the City is his major work of architectural and urban theory. “The Architecture of the City”