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In the late 19th and 20th centuries, Italy’s architectural styles went in several directions. The Industrial Age of the 19th century brought with it the first genteel shopping malls of glass and steel. The country’s take on the early-20th-century Art Nouveau movement was called Liberty Style. Mussolini made a spirited attempt to bring back ancient Rome in what can only be called Fascist architecture. Since then, Italy has built mostly concrete and glass skyscrapers, like the rest of the world, although a few architects in the medium have stood out.