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Architecture Guide to Barcelona: 1860-2007 [Paperback]

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This guide brings together the most interesting and important examples of modern and current architecture in Barcelona. It covers the emergence of Modernisme and Noucentisme, creative periods for which Barcelona is known the world over, the emblematic German Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe (1929), rationalist works conceived from the 1940s and 50s, large housing projects of the 70s, the Olympic architecture of the late eighties, post-Olympic architecture, and examples of the ongoing urban redefinition from the nineties. Each entry has a brief description that includes completion date, author, initial planning dates, address, a brief explanatory description, arrival information via public transport, and summaries of subsequent additions, restoration, alterations, or reconstruction information are highlighted by a graphic coding system. This updated edition features the most recent architectural production (until 2007), including landmarks such as the Agbar tower by Nouvel and the Herzog & de Meuron building, among other projects.

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Pages   520
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1.25" Width: 5.75" Height: 6.75"
Weight:   1.95 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 30, 2008
Publisher   Actar
ISBN  8496954188  
ISBN13  9788496954182  

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More About Manuel Gausa, Marta Cervello, Maurici Pla & Ricardo Devesa

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Manuel Gausa is an architect and critic based in Barcelona. As a teacher, he taught at ETSAB (Barcelona School of Architecture), and since 2008 he is a professor at the School of Architecture of Genoa. He has received several awards, highlighting the Medal of the Academie d'Architecture in France in 2000.

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