Rigau, Jorge

Puerto Rico 1900. Turn-of-the-century architecture in the Hispanic Caribbean 1890-1930. Preface by Leon Krier.

New York, Rizzoli 1992.

Reference: 07974
Price: £30 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. 232pp, many colour & b+w photo text ills. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. Roderick Gradidge’s copy.

A well-illustrated in-depth study of the building boom in Puerto Rico at the turn of the last century and the struggle to find an appropriate style, with local architects drawing on Continental European, Mediterranean and American architecture.

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