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Total Latin American architecture : libretto of modern reflections and contemporary works

By: Publication details: Actar Publishers New York : 2016Description: 431 pages : illustrations (some color), plans ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 9781940291475
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Introduction : Latin American architecture / Cesar Pelli -- Foreword : Disparos de aproximación (Reckoning the target / Alfonso Corona Martínez -- Preliminary part : Checking out unlimitedness / Ana de Brea ; Estética de la estática (The aesthetic of physical laws) / conversation with Mario Roberto Alvarez ; The relation with art / conversation with Clorindo Testa ; Geometry and the clear plan / conversation with Justo Solsona -- The single family house : X house / Arquitectura X, Ecuador -- PS house / JPRCR Architects, Colombia -- MQ house / Roberto Amette, Argentina -- FyF house / P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S, Argentina -- Tapiales house / Zas Lavarello Architects, Argentina -- Rolim de Camargo house / MMBB Architects, Brazil -- DM house / Dellatorre-Oubiña-Shanahan, Argentina -- CD house / Dellatorre-Shanahan-Valverde, Argentina -- Bacopari house / Una Arquitetos, Brazil -- Boaçava house / Una Arquitetos, Brazil -- Binimelis house / Polidura-Talhouk Architects, Chile -- Fuica house / Polidura-Talhouk Architects, Chile -- Entre Muros house / Al Borde, Ecuador -- Pentimento house / José María Sáez + David Barragán, Ecuador -- San Juan house / Juán María Sáez + David Barragán, Ecuador -- House M / Fernando Fritz, Eric Fritz Architects, Argentina -- N. Rossetti house / Gonzalo Sánchez Hermelo Architects, Argentina -- Fisherman's house / José Cubilla & Associates, Paraguay -- Searches on a bigger scale : Jujuy redux, apartment building / P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S + Maxi Spina Architect, Argentina -- Clay apartment building / Dieguez Fridman Architects & Associates, Argentina -- Rodas bikes showroom / Gerardo Caballero, Maite Fernández Architects, Argentina ; Sheds and signboards / Juan Manuel Rois, Argentina -- Brown building / Gerardo Caballero, Maite Fernández Architects, Argentina -- Office building / Vila Sebastian ARchitects VSA, Argentina -- Justice Palace / Vila Sebastian Architects VSA, Argentina; Christian Boza D. & José Luis Macchi R., Chile -- Two parks / Vila Sebastian Architects, VSA, Argentina; Irene Joselevich, Graciela Novoa, Alfredo Garay, Néstor Magariños, Argentina -- Michelet 550 apartment building / Dellekamp Architects, Mexico -- To operate and to act / Giancarlo Mazzanti : Bosque La Esperanza, Colombia ; Gerardo Molina School, Colombia ; El Porvenir, Social Kindergarten, Colombia ; Timayui Kindergarten, Colombia ; Invemar building, Colombia ; Puerta de Oro, convention center / Giancarlo Mazzanti + Daniel Bonilla, Colombia - Coliseum for the South American Games / Giancarlo Mazzanti + Felipe Mesa, Colombia -- Poetical structures observed : De la Cruz house / Rafael Iglesia, Argentina -- Marabajo, four houses / Nicolás Compodónico, Uruguay -- A pilgrimage to Atlantida / Craig W. Hartman, USA -- R. Antoñiz house / Marcelo Villafañe, Argentina -- Tension and release / Diego Petrate, Argentina -- Synopsis on bricks / Néstor Bottino, USA -- Parameters / Daniel Bonilla, Colombia -- Topics under consideration : Does a contemporary Latin American architecture exist? / Ana Fernández, Spain & Holland -- Constructing interpretations / Alejandro Stöberl, Argentina -- A detailed logbook by a perplexed architect / Claudio Ferrari, Argentina -- Intimate public spaces: places to be oneself in the crowd / Julio Arroyo, Argentina -- Autenticidad o muerte (Authenticity or death) / Mauro Bianucci, Spain & USA -- Subjective rationalisms / Sergio Forster, Bolivia -- Estar fuera de la moda (To go out of fashion) / Wes Janz, USA -- Praça des crianças / Santiago Ciurgeda, Brazil & Spain -- A perception of territory / Martha Kohen, Uruguay & USA -- Objects of design and its connection to the architecture space / Ricardo Blanco, Argentina -- Utopias / Horacio Torcello, Argentina -- Opera Publica and micro territorial extimacy in Latin America / Claudio Vekstein, USA & Argentina -- A humanist vision / Noemi Blager, England -- A look over laboratories : Creative credo / GrupoSP, Brazil -- Transforming a city / Camilo Restrepo + Miguel Mesa + Luis Callejas, Colombia -- Orchideorama (exhibition facilities) / plan:b + JPRCR Architects, Colombia -- San Cristobal Library / Camilo Restrepo + Tres Arquitectura + Masif/Camilo Ramirez, Colombia -- (Other) five points in architecture / Ana Rascovsky, Argentina -- String installation (collaborative conversation) / 26.26.26.25 + Ana de Brea, USA & Argentina -- T-Fabs (experimental academic studios) : Tiuna El Fuerte Cultural Park: model of sustainable micro-urbanism & multipurpose open room ; Replicant surfaces / Alejandro Haiek Coll (Lab.Pro.Fab), Venezuela -- A physical and social change / Blinder Janches Architects, Argentina -- Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center / Cristián Fernández Eyzaguirre + Lateral Architecture, Chile -- The flexible grid (Casas de la Esperanza) / Simon Bussiere + Quilian Riano, Nicaragua & USA -- To be modern is not long contemporary (Architecture as urban performance) / Carols Campos, Argentina -- Art and Culture Maya Museum of American in Guatemala / Harry Gugger Studio Ltd + over,under, Switzerland & USA -- Las Americas: Virtual Design Studio / Antonieta Angulo (Ongoing, international studio exchange) ; USA & South American universities -- Terrain / landscape / topography : In another world / Rafael Iglesia, Argentina ; House in the countryside / Nicolas Campodónico, Argentina -- Ayutun Hue House / Roberto Busnelli + Roberto Amette, Argentina -- Porciuncula de la Milagrosa Chapel / Daniel Bonilla, Colombia -- Casa O / 01ARQ, Chile -- Casa W / 01ARQ, Chile -- Hostel Salto de Penitente / g+ Marcelo Gualano, Martín Gualano Architects, Uruguay -- Altos de San Antonio Club House / Dutari, Viale Architecture, Argentina -- House in Rio de Janeiro / Angelo Bucci, SPBR Architects, Brazil -- House in Rocha / Claudio Ferrari, Uruguay -- The Desert Workshop / Barclay & Crousse, Peru & France -- Covering folk factors : Culiacan Botanical Garden / Tatiana Bilbao, Mexico -- National parks: two projects : Culinary argument / Daniel Miranda, Argentina -- Boedo Public Square / Castillo-Kogan Architects + Leonardo Cabral, Argentina -- "El Mangaleta" houses to rent / Marco Rampulla, Argentina -- The volumetric reasoning (Reviewing physical features) : Ayres Store / Dieguez Fridman Architects & Associates, Argentina -- 126 house / Fernando Fritz, Eric Fritz, Argentina -- Soma & space: a skin dilemma / Andrea Saltzman, Argentina -- Lisboa 7 apartment building / AT103, Mexico -- Ave Fenix fire station / AT103, Mexico ; Alejandro Hernández, Mexico -- Nestlé Chocolate Museum / Michel Rojkind, Mexico ; The Red Alebrije, Miquel Adrià, Spain.
Summary: A selected, fully open, and deep assemblage, that carries the explicit intent of outlining, conceptual and practical verifications, on critical views and specific projects, concerning the actual architecture in the Latin American territory.
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Introduction : Latin American architecture / Cesar Pelli -- Foreword : Disparos de aproximación (Reckoning the target / Alfonso Corona Martínez -- Preliminary part : Checking out unlimitedness / Ana de Brea ; Estética de la estática (The aesthetic of physical laws) / conversation with Mario Roberto Alvarez ; The relation with art / conversation with Clorindo Testa ; Geometry and the clear plan / conversation with Justo Solsona -- The single family house : X house / Arquitectura X, Ecuador -- PS house / JPRCR Architects, Colombia -- MQ house / Roberto Amette, Argentina -- FyF house / P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S, Argentina -- Tapiales house / Zas Lavarello Architects, Argentina -- Rolim de Camargo house / MMBB Architects, Brazil -- DM house / Dellatorre-Oubiña-Shanahan, Argentina -- CD house / Dellatorre-Shanahan-Valverde, Argentina -- Bacopari house / Una Arquitetos, Brazil -- Boaçava house / Una Arquitetos, Brazil -- Binimelis house / Polidura-Talhouk Architects, Chile -- Fuica house / Polidura-Talhouk Architects, Chile -- Entre Muros house / Al Borde, Ecuador -- Pentimento house / José María Sáez + David Barragán, Ecuador -- San Juan house / Juán María Sáez + David Barragán, Ecuador -- House M / Fernando Fritz, Eric Fritz Architects, Argentina -- N. Rossetti house / Gonzalo Sánchez Hermelo Architects, Argentina -- Fisherman's house / José Cubilla & Associates, Paraguay -- Searches on a bigger scale : Jujuy redux, apartment building / P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S + Maxi Spina Architect, Argentina -- Clay apartment building / Dieguez Fridman Architects & Associates, Argentina -- Rodas bikes showroom / Gerardo Caballero, Maite Fernández Architects, Argentina ; Sheds and signboards / Juan Manuel Rois, Argentina -- Brown building / Gerardo Caballero, Maite Fernández Architects, Argentina -- Office building / Vila Sebastian ARchitects VSA, Argentina -- Justice Palace / Vila Sebastian Architects VSA, Argentina; Christian Boza D. & José Luis Macchi R., Chile -- Two parks / Vila Sebastian Architects, VSA, Argentina; Irene Joselevich, Graciela Novoa, Alfredo Garay, Néstor Magariños, Argentina -- Michelet 550 apartment building / Dellekamp Architects, Mexico -- To operate and to act / Giancarlo Mazzanti : Bosque La Esperanza, Colombia ; Gerardo Molina School, Colombia ; El Porvenir, Social Kindergarten, Colombia ; Timayui Kindergarten, Colombia ; Invemar building, Colombia ; Puerta de Oro, convention center / Giancarlo Mazzanti + Daniel Bonilla, Colombia - Coliseum for the South American Games / Giancarlo Mazzanti + Felipe Mesa, Colombia -- Poetical structures observed : De la Cruz house / Rafael Iglesia, Argentina -- Marabajo, four houses / Nicolás Compodónico, Uruguay -- A pilgrimage to Atlantida / Craig W. Hartman, USA -- R. Antoñiz house / Marcelo Villafañe, Argentina -- Tension and release / Diego Petrate, Argentina -- Synopsis on bricks / Néstor Bottino, USA -- Parameters / Daniel Bonilla, Colombia --
Topics under consideration : Does a contemporary Latin American architecture exist? / Ana Fernández, Spain & Holland -- Constructing interpretations / Alejandro Stöberl, Argentina -- A detailed logbook by a perplexed architect / Claudio Ferrari, Argentina -- Intimate public spaces: places to be oneself in the crowd / Julio Arroyo, Argentina -- Autenticidad o muerte (Authenticity or death) / Mauro Bianucci, Spain & USA -- Subjective rationalisms / Sergio Forster, Bolivia -- Estar fuera de la moda (To go out of fashion) / Wes Janz, USA -- Praça des crianças / Santiago Ciurgeda, Brazil & Spain -- A perception of territory / Martha Kohen, Uruguay & USA -- Objects of design and its connection to the architecture space / Ricardo Blanco, Argentina -- Utopias / Horacio Torcello, Argentina -- Opera Publica and micro territorial extimacy in Latin America / Claudio Vekstein, USA & Argentina -- A humanist vision / Noemi Blager, England -- A look over laboratories : Creative credo / GrupoSP, Brazil -- Transforming a city / Camilo Restrepo + Miguel Mesa + Luis Callejas, Colombia -- Orchideorama (exhibition facilities) / plan:b + JPRCR Architects, Colombia -- San Cristobal Library / Camilo Restrepo + Tres Arquitectura + Masif/Camilo Ramirez, Colombia -- (Other) five points in architecture / Ana Rascovsky, Argentina -- String installation (collaborative conversation) / 26.26.26.25 + Ana de Brea, USA & Argentina -- T-Fabs (experimental academic studios) : Tiuna El Fuerte Cultural Park: model of sustainable micro-urbanism & multipurpose open room ; Replicant surfaces / Alejandro Haiek Coll (Lab.Pro.Fab), Venezuela -- A physical and social change / Blinder Janches Architects, Argentina -- Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center / Cristián Fernández Eyzaguirre + Lateral Architecture, Chile -- The flexible grid (Casas de la Esperanza) / Simon Bussiere + Quilian Riano, Nicaragua & USA -- To be modern is not long contemporary (Architecture as urban performance) / Carols Campos, Argentina -- Art and Culture Maya Museum of American in Guatemala / Harry Gugger Studio Ltd + over,under, Switzerland & USA -- Las Americas: Virtual Design Studio / Antonieta Angulo (Ongoing, international studio exchange) ; USA & South American universities -- Terrain / landscape / topography : In another world / Rafael Iglesia, Argentina ; House in the countryside / Nicolas Campodónico, Argentina -- Ayutun Hue House / Roberto Busnelli + Roberto Amette, Argentina -- Porciuncula de la Milagrosa Chapel / Daniel Bonilla, Colombia -- Casa O / 01ARQ, Chile -- Casa W / 01ARQ, Chile -- Hostel Salto de Penitente / g+ Marcelo Gualano, Martín Gualano Architects, Uruguay -- Altos de San Antonio Club House / Dutari, Viale Architecture, Argentina -- House in Rio de Janeiro / Angelo Bucci, SPBR Architects, Brazil -- House in Rocha / Claudio Ferrari, Uruguay -- The Desert Workshop / Barclay & Crousse, Peru & France -- Covering folk factors : Culiacan Botanical Garden / Tatiana Bilbao, Mexico -- National parks: two projects : Culinary argument / Daniel Miranda, Argentina -- Boedo Public Square / Castillo-Kogan Architects + Leonardo Cabral, Argentina -- "El Mangaleta" houses to rent / Marco Rampulla, Argentina -- The volumetric reasoning (Reviewing physical features) : Ayres Store / Dieguez Fridman Architects & Associates, Argentina -- 126 house / Fernando Fritz, Eric Fritz, Argentina -- Soma & space: a skin dilemma / Andrea Saltzman, Argentina -- Lisboa 7 apartment building / AT103, Mexico -- Ave Fenix fire station / AT103, Mexico ; Alejandro Hernández, Mexico -- Nestlé Chocolate Museum / Michel Rojkind, Mexico ; The Red Alebrije, Miquel Adrià, Spain.

A selected, fully open, and deep assemblage, that carries the explicit intent of outlining, conceptual and practical verifications, on critical views and specific projects, concerning the actual architecture in the Latin American territory.

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