Contemporary Mexican Design and Architecture

Contemporary Mexican Design and Architecture

by Khristaan Villela, Logan Wagner, Ellen Bradbury
     
 

Representative homes built by 12 architects working in Mexico are profiled with text and numerous color photographs. Modernism as well as the natural and human environment of Mexico influences all the architects profiled. Categorized under the headings colorists, personal visions, and functionalists, the profilees include Jorge Robles, Agustín,… See more details below

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Representative homes built by 12 architects working in Mexico are profiled with text and numerous color photographs. Modernism as well as the natural and human environment of Mexico influences all the architects profiled. Categorized under the headings colorists, personal visions, and functionalists, the profilees include Jorge Robles, Agustín, Hernández, Abraham Zambludovksy. Isaac Broid, Carlos Santos Maldonado, and J.B. Johnson. Also included is an introductory chapter that discusses the history of Mexican design from the Aztecs to the Modernists. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586850883
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
10/01/1902
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
10.36(w) x 10.34(h) x 0.84(d)

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The focus is on houses. All of these houses have been built and are in use. Some are primary residences in urban settings; others are weekend getaways, with elements of tranquility and fantasy. These homes are build to incorporate the settings, the climate, and the materials, which are typically Mexican. But many of these design elements translate well into other situations.

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