Category list : South America
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The forgotten master of Brazilian ModernismSubscription
Subject to several unfortunate twists of history, Affonso Eduardo Reidy was once considered the most important Brazilian architect of his generation
Archive: the winning proposal broke away from the accepted pattern of bank design and made no concession to the conservatism of commercial architecture in Argentina
Church at Atlantida, Uruguay, by Eladio DiesteSubscription
Archive: Dieste’s undulating brick walls were originally published in the AR in September 1961
Just what is it that makes South American architecture so appealing?
Proto-industrial insertions restore this old fish market in Buenos Aires without compromising its distinctive historical character
Exploring the language of simplicity and sobriety, this circular wall reconceptualises the notion of pilgrimage
Funded by the Colombian chanteuse’s charity, this school rises above the slum that surrounds it, catalysing social uplift and forming a new anchoring point in a marginalised community
Embedded in a tough Brazilian favela, a new sports centre catalyses actions and ideas about social cohesion and civility
In an Argentinian beach resort, a cuboid concrete carapace conceals the more expressive, populist soul of a new museum of contemporary art
Duval + Vives' Rupanco House in Chile Subscription
Emerging Chilean practive Duval + Vives is currently developing several projects that emphasise the use of wood