Caribbean Modernist Architecture

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Gustavo Luis More, Barry Bergdoll
The Museum of Modern Art, 2010 - Architecture - 207 pages
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In February and March 2008, the International Program and the Department of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, organized the Museum's first symposium on the modernist architecture of the Caribbean and bordering Latin American countries, in collaboration with the Caribbean School of Architecture at the University of Technology, Kingston, Jamaica. Topics included regional and international legacies, preservation, environmental sustainability and urban planning, as they relate to modernist architectural history and contemporary practice. The presenters were leading architects and local architectural historians. This illustrated volume presents papers from this symposium by Silvia Arango, Mervyn Awon, Marcus Barinas, Carlos Brillembourg, Jackson Burnside, Jean Doucet, Belmont Freeman, David Gouverneur, Ronny Lobo, Louise Noelle, Mark Raymond, Bruno Stagno and L. Mark Taylor, in both English and Spanish.
  

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Belmont Freeman
18
Miguel Rodríguez Casellas 48
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Jean Doucet of Puerto Ricos Modern Architecture
Modernist Architecture in the Dutch Caribbean
Carlos Brillembourg
Hacia una nueva ciudad Venezuela Carlos Brillembourg 100
Modernity Contextualized
Silvia Arango 128
Louise Noelle Barranquilla Cartagena and Santa Marta
Jackson Burnside 154
Mark Taylor 164
A Modernist Endeavour in Barbados
The architecture of Trinidad

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Barry Bergdoll is Chief Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art, New York and associate professor in the Department of Art History at Columbia University in New York.

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