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LATIN AMERICA ARCHITECTURE 1929-1960

By: CARLOS BRILLEMBOURG

Price: $10.00

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Seller ID: IM500996

ISBN: 1580931367

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


This volume documents the golden period of Latin American architecture that was inaugurated in September 1929, when Le Corbusier was invited to lecture in Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil. These countries were eager to apply -- and transform -- a European-born modernism, and within a few decades, they captured international attention with an array of extraordinary buildings, exemplified by the Ministry of Education and Health in Rio de Janeiro and the Brazilian pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair. The contributors to this insightful collection of essays (which grew out of a 2002 conf... View more info