ARQUITECTURA Y LO DEMAS, VOL. I, NO. 1
México: Arquitectura y lo Demás, Mayo de 1945. b/w plates, plans, elevation plans, facs., advts., draws., meas. draws., color pict. wrps., plus 1 prined letter, loose as issue. (Chipping along spine; Some light staing around margin of front cover; Interior v.g.+). Item #76743
First number of 14 published between 1945 and 1950 of bimonthly magazine edited by architects Lorenzo Favela, Mauricio Gómez Mayorga and Jorge L. Medellín to promote the concept that the practice of architecture is affected by social and political circumstances. A great example of Mexican architecture during the mid-20th century. The series main objective is the preservation and access of architectural and urbanization patrimonial documents published by architects. Highlights include: Urbanismo Oficial / Arqto. Enrique Guerrero -- La Arquitectura Mañana / Arqto. M. Gómez Mayorga -- La Arquitectura Hospitalaria y el problema psicológico del enfermo / Arqto. Alberto T. Arai. Illustrations by Gomez Rosas. A great example of Mexican architectural theory during the mid-20th century.