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Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories

Editat de Patricio Del Real, Helen Gyger
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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 24 Aug 2012
This title has 13 essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians which help the reader understand Latin America's rich and varied architecture. It also introduces readers to major projects that haven't been written about in English.
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ISBN-13: 9780415893466
ISBN-10: 0415893461
Pagini: 301
Dimensiuni: 178 x 251 x 20 mm
Greutate: 0.66 kg
Ediția: New.
Editura: Routledge

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Patricio del Real holds a PhD in Architecture History and Theory from Columbia University. Helen Gyger holds a PhD in Architecture History and Theory from Columbia University.


Foreword Kenneth Frampton Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part 1: Singular Journeys 1. Lucio Costa's Luso-Brazilian Routes: Recalibrating "Center" and "Periphery" Gaia Piccarolo 2. "Corbusians" in Uruguay: A Contradictory Report Jorge Nudelman Blejwas 3. Mass Culture at Mid-Century: Architecture under a "New Humanism" Noemi Adagio Part 2: Techno-Cultural Assemblages 4. Pre-Columbian Skins, Developmentalist Souls: The Architect as Politician Luis Castaneda 5. Caracas's Cultural (Be)longings: Re-tracing the Troubled Trajectories of the Superbloque Experiment Viviana d'Auria 6. Monumentality and Resignification: The UNCTAD III Building in Chile Daniel Talesnik 7. A Panel's Tale: The Soviet I-464 System and the Politics of Assemblage Pedro Ignacio Alonso and Hugo Palmarola Sagredo 8. Argentina's cuestion capital: Founding a Modern Nation, 1850-1888 Claudia Shmidt 9. Modern Frontiers: Beyond Brasilia, the Amazon Paulo Tavares Part 3: Mediated Territories 10. Reflections of the "Colonial": Between Mexico and Californiano Cristina Lopez Uribe 11. Aviation, Electrification, and the Nation: Visions from Colombia and Chile Hugo Mondragon Lopez 12. Mario Pani's Hospitality: Latin America in Arquitectura/Mexico George F. Flaherty 13. Technics and Civilization: Felix Candela's Geopolitical Imaginary Maria Gonzalez Pendas Contributors. Image Credits. Index