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Incomplete postmodernism

Second World Postmodernisms : Architecture and Society under Late Socialism

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The fifteen-storey Hotel Santiago de Cuba looms above Cuba’s second largest city with bright colours and reflective glass and metal surfaces (Figure 8.1). Completed in 1991 and adjacent to the historical core of the city, its form...

Postscript

Reinhold Martin

Reinhold Martin is Professor of Architecture in Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, where he directs the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture and is a member of Columbia’s Committee on Global Thought. He has written widely on the history and theory of modern and contemporary architecture. His publications include The Organizational Complex: Architecture. Media, and Corporate Space (MIT, 2003), Multi-National City: Architectural Itineraries (with Kadambari Baxi, Actar, 2007), Utopia’s Ghost: Architecture and Postmodernism, Again (Minnesota, 2010), and Mediators: Architecture, Politics, and the City (Minnesota, e-book, 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Second World Postmodernisms : Architecture and Society under Late Socialism

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...As the term suggests, ‘postmodernism’ conventionally begins and ends with dates. Not without controversy, these dates usually assume that whatever it is or was, postmodernism comes after something else. Less controversially, and whether we...

Central and South America, 1810–1920

Luis E. Carranza

Luis E. Carranza is Professor of Architecture and of Art and Architectural History at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island, and Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, both in the USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The wars of independence at the beginning of the nineteenth century caused tremendous changes in culture and society throughout Latin America. As the nation-states stabilized, intense searches began to define the character of these new...

Central and South America, 1920–Present Day

Felipe Hernández

Felipe Hernández is a Colombian-born architect and academic who teaches in the Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Central and South America, also known as ‘Latin America’, covers a vast continental territory as well as the islands of the Caribbean. All regions have very different geographical and environmental characteristics. They also have diverse...