World Architecture 1900-2000: Latin America

Front Cover
Kenneth Frampton, Jorge Glusberg
Springer, 2000 - Architecture - 231 pages
"World Architecture" records the major architectural contributions made in all regions of the world to the development of human culture. Grouped into 10 geographical regions and representing five twenty-year-periods, the buildings have been selected by approximately 80 eminent international architectural critics. Each volume contains 100 buildings from one particular region, each object accompanied by an analytical text as well as by drawings and photographs. Introduction essays by the general editor, Kenneth Frampton, and the editor(s) of each volume complete the survey.
The series comprises 10 volumes. The books are handsome, linen-bound and stitched, generously formatted (21,5 x 28,5 cm/8,4 x 11 inches) and contain approx. 300 pages and 400 colour prints each. This unique project gives the most precise and authoritative description of 1000 of the century's most notable buildings. Countries: Mexico, Central and South America.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


San Martin Palace 1909 Buenos Aires Argentina arch Alejandro Christophersen
French Embassy 1914 Buenos Aires Argentina arch Paul Pater

34 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

Jorge Glusberg is Director of Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina, and one of the Directors of the International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA). He wrote many books on arts and architecture, among which are Del Pop-Art a la Nueva Imagesn (1985, Ediciones de Arte Gaglianone, Buenos Aires) and series of books on Latin America architects for Biblioteca of the International Union of Architects (UIA, publishes by Ediciones de Arte Gaglianone, since 1983).

Bibliographic information