Catherine Ettinger is Professor-Researcher at the School of Architecture of the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo in Mexico. She has lectured and published extensively on the intersection of modernity and tradition in Mexican architecture, including the book La arquitectura mexicana desde afuera (Porrua, 2017), and is particularly interested in questions of transnational phenomena such as the architectures of migration and the circulation of ideas between Mexico and the United States in the twentieth century. She is the author of Richard Neutra en América Latina (Arquitónica, 2018). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Architecture Thinking across Boundaries: Knowledge Transfers since the 1960s
Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021
...In 1985, at the Architecture Biennial organized in Buenos Aires, a group of Latin American architects called an impromptu meeting where they signed a manifesto informally founding the Seminario de Arquitectura Latinoamericana (SAL).The SAL...
Modern Architecture and the Sacred: Religious Legacies and Spiritual Renewal
Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020
...This chapter explores the significance of light not to form but to formación (literally ‘forming’, typically translated as ‘training’ but more akin to Bildung, self-education) at the Valparaíso School of Architecture. Church building has...