México, D.F: Sociedad de Arquitectos Mexicanos, Noviembre 1937. b/w plates (1 tipped-in), drawings, planes, measured plans, advertisements, b/w and color pictorial wrappers. Item #109628
Architecture and Decoration (AD) is a magazine that was published in Mexico between August 1937 to October 1943. It is probably a run of 22 issues. It began as an organ of the Society of Mexican Architects, successor to El Arquitecto, but after ten months it beame independent from that Society. In July 1938 it was presented as an art magazine with a team of nine collaborators that remained and would expanding up to fifteen. While it was scheduled to be a monthly publication the irregularities soon began to appear from number 12, in October 1938, which became bimonthly, quarterly, six-year, until it became annual in its latest issues. CONTENTS: Diez años de Orozco / por Agustín Velázquez Chávez -- Roberto Álvarez Espinosa: el Edificio Monterrey -- Sondeos para la cimentación: del terreno de López y Av. Juárez -- Los nuevos materiales -- Decoración interior: "Manolo" y el "Rossignol" -- La reglamentación del Art. 4° Constitucional -- Asteriscos.