Topic Descriptor: urban planning×
  • "The Route of Friendship" : sculpture
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    1970
    Mathias Goeritz describes two projects proposed to the then-president of the organizing committee of the 19th Olympic Games, architect Pedro Ramírez Vázquez: the International Meeting of Sculptors and The Route of Friendship. The artist describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741733

  • [Vivimos una época de innovaciones...]
    Curatella Manes, Pablo, 1891-1962
    1953
    Pablo Curatella-Manes presents an exhibition dedicated to sculpture, painting, and urban, as well as architectural projects by Martín Blaszko, Juan Kurchan, Juan Melé, and Simón Ungar, pointing out the relationship among the three media. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765590

  • 1951: depoimento de um arquiteto carioca
    Costa, Lúcio
    1951
    In an article written in 1951 entitled “Depoimento de um arquiteto carioca” [Testimony of an Architect from Rio de Janeiro], Lúcio Costa describes Le Corbusier’s visit to Brazil in 1929, his plan for the city’s urban layout, and what he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110348

  • Crise nas artes individuais
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1959
    In this text, Mário Pedrosa remarks on the crisis different art forms are experiencing, a topic that surfaced in the debates at the “Congresso dos Críticos” in 1959. In Pedrosa’s view, the only disciplines deeply affected by that crisis are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110406

  • Formação e evolução da arquitetura no Brasil
    Niemeyer, Oscar
    1946
    In describing Brazilian architecture, architect Oscar Niemeyer looks to its Portuguese origins and to the innovative modern movement spearheaded by Ukrainian-born Brazilian architect Gregori Warchavchik and urbanist Lúcio Costa, both of whom—in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780917

  • Lições do congresso internacional de críticos
    Pedrosa, Mário
    1959
    This account of the celebrated Congresso Extraordinário Internacional de Críticos de Arte (1959) by Mário Pedrosa considers what he deems the most fruitful and brilliant works produced in the fifties. He describes the ideas of the critics who [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086667

  • O Semeador e o ladrilhador
    Holanda, Sérgio Buarque de, 1902-
    1936
    In his book As Raízes do Brasil [Brazilian Roots] (1936), Sérgio Buarque de Holanda discusses the European settlement of the Americas, comparing the distinguishing features of the Spanish colonization from those of the Portuguese. The Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807538

  • Relatório do plano pilôto de Brasília = Beschreibung des Orientierungs fuer Brasilia
    Costa, Lúcio
    1957
    This is the architect and urban planner Lúcio Costa’s report on his pilot plan for the new capital city of Brasilia. He explains that it is a schematic proposal based on a solution that occurred to him “fully formed,” although it is an idea [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110343

  • Utopía
    Sierra Maya, Alberto, 1944-
    1992
    The text “Utopía” (1992) by the curator and art critic Alberto Sierra introduced a retrospective exhibition by the Grupo Utopía of Medellín. Organized in 1979, this group was made up of the Colombian architects Jorge Mario Gómez, Patricia Gó [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134323

  • Vigas sufre de afán publicitario : Villanueva se halla por encima de ataques insensatos
    Feltra, A.
    1977
    This text is an interview of the architect Carlos Celis Cepero by the journalist A. Feltra. During their dialogue, the architect expresses his disagreement with the criticisms raised in Venezuela by the painter Oswaldo Vigas about Carlos Raúl [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1155580