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Havana : autos & architecture

Author: Norman Foster; Mauricio Vicent; Nigel Young
Publisher: [Madrid, Spain] : Ivorypress, [2014] ©2014
Series: Architecture (IvoryPress)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the living theatre that is Havana today, the stage is the street, the scenery is the façades of buildings and the players, who bring the whole drama to life, are the colourful cars and people." Norman Foster Norman Foster's visits to Havana over the past ten years have enabled him to meet a variety of Cuban artists and architects. Inspired by his travels, Havana. Autos and Architecture features historic and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Obras ilustradas
Named Person: Nigel Young; Luc Chessex; Nigel Young
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Foster; Mauricio Vicent; Nigel Young
ISBN: 9788494146213 8494146211
OCLC Number: 899230075
Language Note: Text in English and Spanish.
Description: 379 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 x 31 cm.
Series Title: Architecture (IvoryPress)
Responsibility: Norman Foster, Mauricio Vicent ; photography by Nigel Young.
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In the living theatre that is Havana today, the stage is the street, the scenery is the façades of buildings and the players, who bring the whole drama to life, are the colourful cars and people." Norman Foster Norman Foster's visits to Havana over the past ten years have enabled him to meet a variety of Cuban artists and architects. Inspired by his travels, Havana. Autos and Architecture features historic and current photographs that allow the reader to marvel over Cuba's love affair with classic cars. In it, Mauricio Vicent guides us through Cuba's tumultuous history, seamlessly blending its automobiles and architecture through the stories of different Havana locals.

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