ARQUITECTURA DEL SIGLO XX: UNA ANTOLOGÍA PERSONAL
Place Published: Buenos Aires
Publisher: Summa+ libros
Date Published: 2005
ISBN: 9879741048; 978987
Book Id: 101019
color plates, plans, color pict. fldg. wrps.
Through text, photographs and drawings, architect Miguel Angel Roca invites us to travel more than 40 masterpieces of twentieth century architecture. A selection follows the itinerary of trips author over many years, stopping at works of unquestionable interest. Without pretending to exhaust the rich pool of twentieth century architecture, Roca focuses on the works he visited to convey their ideas, feelings and emotions. Text and photographs reveal the experienced observer and teacher, framing works in the context of the circumstances of his time and the theoretical debate to quer belong. The book synthesizes a scholarly look on a significant group of works and is a textbook of great value to students and professionals who want to get close to some of the most important works of contemporary architecture. Contents: Palabras previas -- Edificios religiosos -- Bibliotecas -- Espacio Público e infrestructura -- Ciudad contemporânea -- Viviendas individuales -- Vivienda colectiva - Edificios de gobierno -- Laboratorios -- Centros culturales -- Edificios universitários -- Museos