Casa Mexicana

Casa Mexicana An exploration of the charm and sophistication of Mexican style by the author of Freestyle The New Architecture It celebrates the variety and beauty of Mexican houses inside and out displaying the

  • Title: Casa Mexicana
  • Author: Tim Street-Porter
  • ISBN: 9781556700972
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An exploration of the charm and sophistication of Mexican style, by the author of Freestyle The New Architecture It celebrates the variety and beauty of Mexican houses, inside and out, displaying the mixture of cultures, heritage and natural influences of which they are a result.

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    1. A very good book on the history of Mexican architecture and decorating. Features some specific architects & designers.Chapters are:The Mexican house; The primitive and the popular; The hacienda; The colonial style; The French influence; The homes of artists; The houses of Luis Barragán; The continuing tradition; Along the coast; The Mexican influence.

    2. I came across this book by accident and was absolutely blown away. The joy it has brought me, reading it in the afternoon sun, was so unexpected and so lovely. The organization is top notch, the images are beautiful, the information is thoroughly researched and enlightening, the homes and care in which they are described are second to none, and the writing is superb. The introduction by Marie-Pierre Colle is the best description of the magic of Mexico I've ever read; it's what I've always felt b [...]

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