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Casa de Hacienda: Architecture in the Colombian Countryside [Hardcover]

By German Tellez (Author)
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Traveling the country in search of the most significant aspects of Colombia's colonial ranch houses, this book brings to life the convergence of decisive elements of the country's past and tradition. These ranch houses were the scene of struggles, epiphanies, and downfalls in the country's history---all evoked through the point of view of a historian specializing in architecture.

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Studio: Villegas Editores
Pages   304
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.36" Width: 9.39" Height: 1.2"
Weight:   4.2 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Nov 1, 2007
Publisher   Villegas Editores
ISBN  9589393349  
ISBN13  9789589393345  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! German Tellez is a professor emeritus in history of architecture and the founder of the Centre for Aesthetic and Historical Research at the Universidad de Los Andes. He is a member of the Colombian Academy of History and an honorary architect member of the American Institute of Architects. He is the author of "Casa Colonial: The Domestic Architecture of New Granada,"

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A lovely photo essay of Colombia's country homes  Mar 23, 2003
This book is a wonderful testimony to what was once a lovely quality of life in Colombia's vast countryside. Some photographic essays boast of majestic architectural beauty. Still and all, the most important aspect of this book is that the camera's lens objectively captures the serene beauty and vitality of Colombia's regional richness. Moreover, the fine and creative presentation of some Hacienda's are absolutely breathtaking. "Casa De Hacienda: Architecture in the Colombian Countryside," is a polished presentation of professional photography. It is much more than a coffee table is a slice of life in Colombia.
Casa de Hacienda  Nov 24, 2002
This book is marvelous!
I was very touched and trilled to find "El Abra" and remember my childhood days!
this is the place where my Mother grew up and spend her vacations from school
"El Abra" was our playground and belonged to the family for generations.
Thank you so very much for the pleasure and the memories and tears..your book has brought to all of us.
Que viva Colombia!
Beautiful Book! Spectacular pictures of Colombian Haciendas.  Jan 25, 1998
I'm familiar with some of these houses, but I gained new insight on the history and architectural characteristics of these country homes by readiing the text. Filled with outstanding photographs, I enjoyed browsing for hours. I strongly recommend this book !!

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