Fernando Luiz Lara investigates how and why modern architecture became so popular in his native country, tracking the path of the dissemination as well as the economic, cultural, and political conditions that made it possible. He views it as a direct extension of the optimism and relative stability that spread throughout the country beginning in the 1950s.
About the Author :
James Holston has contributed to The Rise of Popular Modernist Architecture in Brazil .
James Holston is professor of anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of "The Modernist City" and the editor of "Cities and Citizenship."
|Title:||The Rise of Popular Modernist Architecture in Brazil||Publisher:||University Press of Florida|
|Author:||Fernando Luiz Lara, James Holston|
|No. of Pages:||149|
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