Über den Autor
Hugo Segawa, University of Sao Paulo, email@example.com
An Explanation.- Brazil under Urbanization 1862-1945.- From Colonial to Neocolonial Style: The Search for Some Modernity 1880- 1926.- Programmatic Modernism 1917-1932.- Pragmatic Modernity 1922-1943.- Current Modernity 1929-1945.- The Affirmation of a School 1943-1960.- The Affirmation of a Hegemony 1945-1970.- Episodes of a Great and Modern Brazil 1950-1980.- Disarticulation and Rearticulation? 1980-1990.
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.
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