Collection of symposium papers covers the history of Toluca since colonial times. Includes essays on the development of the citys architectural heritage and on historiographical and archival sources related to Tolucas past –Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
The Mexican Roof, built as an architectural signal for an organisation promoting sustainable agriculture, is one of the few examples where a very ambitious project, conceived in the architecture design studio at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, has been successfully translated into reality. Executed by the students themselves in a remote province in Mexico
Six of the most important figures in Latin American contemporary architecture are Raúl Minondo, Peter Giesemann, Rodolfo Solares, Carlos Lara, Rafael Tinoco, and Ernesto Porras. This work highlights their avant-garde vision and their contribution to innovative architectural design. The perfect combination of light and space prevail among their buildings, with the well-being of the inhabitants
High-end hotels have always been the setting for style and fantasy, a venue to see and be seen. This volume explores a relatively new trend, where major fashion houses take over the running of upscale hostelries. With every detail coordinated, from bed linens, to d????cor, china and glassware, the overall effect is of a chic
Esta obra, un clásico en la disciplina del diseño urbano y completamente actualizada en esta edición, presenta una investigación profunda y documentada del desarrollo del urbanismo, desde fines del siglo XIX hasta el surgimiento del diseño urbano en 1960, incluyendo por lo tanto, una amplia perspectiva epistemológica e histórica sobre la ciudad moderna. El contenido