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A Pilgrimage to the Alcázar of Toledo: Ritual, Tourism and Propaganda in Franco's Spain

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

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...Introduction On 18 July 1936 a group of right-wing generals launched a military uprising aiming to topple the democratically elected left-wing coalition government that led the Spanish Republic. This was the beginning of the Spanish Civil...

Malls and commercial planning policies in a compact city: The case of Barcelona

Shopping Towns Europe : Commercial Collectivity and the Architecture of the Shopping Centre, 1945–1975

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This chapter is an outcome of the research project: Los mercados alimentarios de Barcelona. El mercado del Born y la renovación de los mercados municipales durante el siglo XX. (HAR2012-35387). This project was financed by the Spanish...

Félix Candela and Heinz Isler

Maria E. Moreyra Garlock

Maria E. Moreyra Garlock is a civil engineer and Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at Princeton University. Before becoming a professor, she spent several years as a consulting structural engineer in New York City designing concrete and steel structures with Leslie E. Robertson Associates. She has published numerous articles on the works of Félix Candela and co-authored the 2008 book Felix Candela: Engineer, Builder, Structural Artist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David P. Billington

David P. Billington is a structural engineer and the Gordon Y. S. Wu Professor of Engineering Emeritus in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is an eminent authority on thin-shell concrete structures, and has authored numerous detailed books on structural engineers such as Robert Maillart, Christian Menn, Heinz Isler and Félix Candela. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shell Structures for Architecture : Form Finding and Optimization

Routledge, 2014

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... Félix Candela and Heinz Isler A comparison of two structural artists Maria E. Moreyra Garlock and David P. Billington Structural artists exhibit three characteristics that are shells in different ways, but the outcome was the same...

The Future of Post-Civil War Reconstruction: Lessons from Spain

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction The main lesson one may draw from the case of contemporary Spain with regard to post-war reconstruction is the long-term, deep challenges posed by a civil war followed by an exclusionary regime, which not only exerted physical...