Video Archive | Colonialism (2)

Miquel Adria Contemporary Mexican Architecture-clip_5217
Miquel Adria begins by discussing the changing views of modern Mexican architecture. He discusses the role of colonialism in...
Peter Waldman
Peter Waldman presents several recently built projects reflecting his interest in an American architecture for "mapmakers,...

Miquel Adria Contemporary Mexican Architecture-clip_5217

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Miquel Adria begins by discussing the changing views of modern Mexican architecture. He discusses the role of colonialism in establishing building types and trajectory. He comments on the role of landscape, materials and pre-Hispanic traditions in Mexican architectural heritage. Adria notes the conflict between nationalistic trends and imported International Style, and discusses the significance of Luis Barrag?n.