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Modern Architecture in Mexico City
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Kathryn E. O'Rourke
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-10 - Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

Mexico City became one of the centers of architectural modernism in the Americas in the first half of the twentieth century. Invigorated by insights drawn from the first published histories of Mexican colonial architecture, which suggested that Mexico possessed a distinctive architecture and culture, beginning in the 1920s a new
Modern Architecture in Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Luis E. Carranza, Fernando Luiz Lara
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-05 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

Modern Architecture in Latin America: Art, Technology, and Utopia is an introductory text on the issues, polemics, and works that represent the complex processes of political, economic, and cultural modernization in the twentieth century. The number and types of projects varied greatly from country to country, but, as a whole,
Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Arturo Almandoz
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-10 - Publisher: Routledge

In this book Arturo Almandoz places the major episodes of Latin America’s twentieth and early twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development. This relationship began in the early twentieth century, when industrialization and urbanization became significant in the region, and ends at
Modernity and the Architecture of Mexico
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Edward R. Burian
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-28 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

Since the mid 1970s, there has been an extraordinary renewal of interest in early modern architecture, both as a way of gaining insight into contemporary architectural culture and as a reaction to neoconservative postmodernism. This book undertakes a critical reappraisal of the notion of modernity in Mexican architecture and its
A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 526
Authors: Clare Cardinal-Pett
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-19 - Publisher: Routledge

A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand the built environment in this part of the world. The book combines the