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Contemporary Architecture in Latin America free pdf "Contemporary Architecture in Latin America" is a new survey of the exciting developments in contemporary architectural practice in Latin America. Although there has been a long history of excellent practice in modern architecture in the region, within the last ten years a new group of dynamic and creative designers have attracted international attention. In the first section of the book, four essays by Latin American scholars offer a reflection on the conditions of architectural production in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, and Chile, as well as the relations between the design culture in those countries and current international trends. A second section presents a selection of recent, innovative and diverse projects from across the region.

About Horacio Torrent

Fabrizio Gallanti trained as an architect at the Universita di Genoa and gained his PhD at the Politectnico di Turin in Italy. He is a founding member of gruppo A12 and was assistant curator at the Triennale di Milano from 1998 to 2001. A recipient of various fellowships, among them Akademie Soliture Fellowship in Stuttgart, Germany and the Canon Research Fellowship oin Tokyo, Japan, he has contributed essays to several publications, such as the Dizionario dell'architettura del XX secolo by Allemandi and publishes regularly in specialized journals. He is currently Proffessor of Architectural Theory at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile in Santiago. Horacio Torrent trained as an architect at the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina. He has held research positions at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, the Getty Institute for the Arts and Humanities in Los Angeles and at the National Gallery of Arts in Washington. He publishes regularly in specialized journals and is Professor of Architecture at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile in Santiago. Hugo Mondragon is professor at the School of Architecture, University Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile, and the head of the Masters program in Architecture at the Escuela de Arquitectura, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. He is an architect and historian, and studied at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile in Santiago, and the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Ligia Nobre is currently a researcher at ETH Studio Basel. She studied architecture at the College of Architecture and Urbanism, Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo and the Architectural Association in London. Nobre co-founded the non-profit cultural organization exo experimental org, a platform for research in the field of art and urbanism in Sao Paulo. Alexandre Cafcalas is an architect, writer and curator who has organized exhibitions and seminars on Brazilian architecture and urbanism including Sao Paulo 300 Millimetres at the Aulario de los Nuevos Ministerios in Madrid, and Learning from Sampa at the Instituto Cervantes de Sao Paulo. He trained at the Arquitectura e Urbanismo de la Universidad de Sao Paulo and the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona, Universidad Politecnica da Cataluna. Fernando Canales is an architect, writer and curator. He trained at the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, and the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona, Universidad Politecnica da Cataluna, and the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico. He has published numerous articles in El Pais, Reforma, Architectura Viva, Praxis and El Arqa, among others.

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Author : Horacio Torrent
Publisher : Phaidon Press Ltd
Data Published : 01 June 2010
ISBN : 0714857319
EAN : 9780714857312
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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