Planning Latin America's Capital Cities, 1850-1950
Arturo Almandoz, Arturo Almandoz Marte
Psychology Press, 2002 - Architecture - 282 pages
This title describes the development of the capital cities of Latin America in the post-colonial period - their planning, urban morphology and social evolution. These cities provide a unique example of the influence of urban planning and design ideas of one continent on another. The well-illustrated case studies of Buenos Aires, Caracas, Mexico City, Havana, Lima, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Santiago, and San Jose de Costa Rica, are each written by an authority on thecity concerned.
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