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Modernity and the Architecture of Mexico

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ISBN-10: 029270853X

ISBN-13: 9780292708532

Edition: 1997

Authors: Edward R. Burian, Ricardo Legoretta, Ricardo Legoretta

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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 influence on a generation of Mexican architects whose works spanned the 1920s through the 1960s. Nine essays by noted architects and architectural historians cover a range of topics from broad-based critical commentaries to discussions of individual architects and buildings. Among the latter are the architects Enrique del Moral, Juan O'Gorman, Carlos Obregoacute;n…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Mexico, Modernity, And Architecture: An Interview with
Politics And Architectural Language: Post-Revolutionary Regimes in Mexico and Their Influence on Mexican Public Architecture, 1920-1952
Modernity In Mexico: The Case of the Ciudad Universitaria
Architecture And Place: The Stadium of the University City
"The General And The Local": Enrique del Moral's Own House, Calle Francisco Ramirez 5, Mexico City, 1948
The Architecture Of Juan O'Gorman: Dichotomy and Drift
The Architecture Of Carlos Obreg�n Santacilia: A Work for Its Time and Context
Juan Segura: The Origins of Modern Architecture in Mexico
The Architecture And Urbanism Of Mario Pani: Creativity and Compromise
Notes on the Contributors
Selected Bibliography