Architecture of Brazil

1900-1990

Authors: Segawa, Hugo

  • Meticulously examines the controversies, achievements, and failures in constructing spaces, buildings, and cities in a dynamic country
  • Gives a broad view of Brazilian architecture in the 20th century
  • Proposes a reinterpretation of the varied approaches of the modern movement up to the Second World War
  • Analyzes ideological impacts of important Brazilian architects including Oscar Niemeyer, Lúcio Costa and Vilanova Artigas
  • Discusses work of expatriate architects in Brazil
  • Features over 140 illustrations
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Architecture of Brazil: 1900-1990 examines the processes that underpin modern Brazilian architecture under various influences and characterizes different understandings of modernity, evident in the chapter topics of this book. Accordingly, the author does not give overall preference to particular architects nor works, with the exception of a few specific works and architects, including Warchavchik, Niemeyer, Lucio Costa, and Vilanova Artigas.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Brazil Under Urbanization 1862–1945

    Segawa, Hugo

    Pages 1-13

  • From Anticolonial to Neocolonial Style: The Search for Some Modernity 1880–1926

    Segawa, Hugo

    Pages 15-27

  • Programmatic Modernism 1917–1932

    Segawa, Hugo

    Pages 29-43

  • Pragmatic Modernity 1922–1943

    Segawa, Hugo

    Pages 45-77

  • Current Modernity 1929–1945

    Segawa, Hugo

    Pages 79-112

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eBook $109.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4899-8783-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Architecture of Brazil
Book Subtitle
1900-1990
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-5431-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-5431-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-5430-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-8783-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 266
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