Fascist architecture is an style developed by architects in the early 20th century. The style gained popularity in the late 1920s with the rise of modernism along with the ultranationalism. Although it may resembles styles of ancient Rome. It mostly can be associated with fascist governments in western Europe. The historic 1920’s-40’s design, lacked ostentatiousness, and was constructed with more symmetry, and simplicity. The buildings were also very plain, with little or no decoration, and lacked complexity in design. Made of limestone and other durable stones in order to last, was more symmetric. Using sharp non-rounded edges, and size, they purposefully conveyed a sense of awe and intimidation. Lasting generations, the entirety of the fascist era designs were made to create impressive ruins.
Building upon modernism and ultranationalism, Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler utilized fascist architecture to unify the citizens of their states. The variations of Rationalism, and Stripped Classicism, Fascism and Fascist Architecture marked a new era of nationalist culture, and exhibit the absolute rule of the state.

Palazzzo Della Posste Palermo