Product DescriptionSince mid-1970s, there has been a remarkable renewal of interest in modern architecture, both as a way to get an idea of contemporary architectural culture and as a reaction to neoconservative postmodernism. This book conducts a critical review 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 trials of renowned architects and architectural historians cover a range of topics from broad-based critical commentaries to discussions of individual architects and buildings. These include architects Enrique del Moral, Juan O’Gorman, Carlos Obregón Santacilia, Juan Segura, Mario. . . More>>

Modernity and the Architecture of Mexico

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