World`s Contemporary Houses. #5 Latin America

This is the Latin America Volume from a six-volume set designed to showcase the best in international residential architecture, circa 1954, and it is a lavish production. Every element — from the photography, typography, layout, paper stock and binding — are all first rate and show the absolute highest quality that Japanese publishing was capable. Contents Preface Contemporary Houses in Mexico and Brazil Brazil: Lina Bo Bardi (w/color plate), Oswardo Arthur Bratke, Oscar Niemeyer, Lygia Fernandes, Rino Levi, Clovis Felippe Olga, Rodolpho Ortenblad Filho, Rubens Carneiro Vianna, and Eduardo Kneese De Mello. Mexico: Anshen & Allen (w/color plate), Mario Pani And Enrique Del Moral, Max Cetto, Carlos Reyes Navarro, Victor De La Lama, Hector Velazquez and Ramon Torres, Jesus Garcia Collantes, and Felipe Salido Torres. Argentina & Uruguay: Antonio Bonet. In terms of decor, there is none of that Chippendale jive here– every residential interior is decked out in full midcentury glory. Features furniture designed by Clare Porset and Michael Van Beuren.

Text: Koike Shinji, Abe Kimimasa et al. cm 8,5×12; pp. 92; COL and BW; hardcover. Publisher: Shokokusha, Tokyo, 1955.

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This is the Latin America Volume from a six-volume set designed to showcase the best in international residential architecture, circa 1954, and it is a lavish production. Every element — from the photography, typography, layout, paper stock and binding — are all first rate and show the absolute highest quality that Japanese publishing was capable. Contents Preface Contemporary Houses in Mexico and Brazil Brazil: Lina Bo Bardi (w/color plate), Oswardo Arthur Bratke, Oscar Niemeyer, Lygia Fernandes, Rino Levi, Clovis Felippe Olga, Rodolpho Ortenblad Filho, Rubens Carneiro Vianna, and Eduardo Kneese De Mello. Mexico: Anshen & Allen (w/color plate), Mario Pani And Enrique Del Moral, Max Cetto, Carlos Reyes Navarro, Victor De La Lama, Hector Velazquez and Ramon Torres, Jesus Garcia Collantes, and Felipe Salido Torres. Argentina & Uruguay: Antonio Bonet. In terms of decor, there is none of that Chippendale jive here– every residential interior is decked out in full midcentury glory. Features furniture designed by Clare Porset and Michael Van Beuren.

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