Rio de Janeiro: Rio Books, 2018. b/w and color plates, plans, elevations, bibliographic references, (p.233-249), pict. boards. Item #111510
During the first decades of the Twentieth Century, Rio de Janeiro through intense transformations that changed the city's profile, which was being expanded and verticalized. Many foreign professionals, mostly European, were part of this process of modernization and construction of Rio's urban landscape. This book examines the contribuition of some of these architects through their life stories and through the analysis of some the remaining buildings, with the goal of giving visibility to the process of the flow of ideas and cultural exchanges in this period. ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE TEXT. CONTENTS: Agradecimentos -- Apresentação -- Introdução -- Arquitetos -- Edificios -- Indice -- Referencias Bibliograficas -- Abreviaturas e siglas -- Creditos do livro e da pesquisa -- Creditos das imagens -- Sobre os autores.