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The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830–1930

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Panel discussion: Planning the Metropolis in Latin America, 18301930

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 6:00pm | New York

On the eve of the exhibition opening, cocurators Maristella Casciato and Idurre Alonso, along with professors Diana Agrest, Luis Carranza, Galia Solomonoff, and Patricio del Real examine the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century growth and transformations of urban centers in Latin America. ... Read More

Exhibition Opening: The Metropolis in Latin America, 18301930

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:00pm | New York

The Americas Society exhibition depicts how, over the course of a century of rapid urban growth, sociopolitical upheavals and cultural transitions reshaped the architectural landscapes of major cities in Latin America. ... Read More

Book Launch of The Mobility of Modernism

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 6:30pm | New York

Author Dr. Harper Montgomery will present her new publication The Mobility of Modernism in a discussion with Dr. Edward Sullivan.  ... Read More

Contemporary Cities: Urban and Architecture Practices about Latin America

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00pm | New York

Academics, researches, and practitioners will join in a relevant discussion around public space though readings and examples of current cities of Latin America.  ... Read More

An Attempt to Become Modern

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6:30pm | New York

Professor Iliana Cepero (The New School), independent cultural historian Celeste Olalquiaga, and artist Gustavo Prado will discuss specific incomplete architectural and urbanistic projects in Venezuela, Brazil, and Cuba, focused on interrupted and inconclusive buildings that account for transformations at the political and social level.  ... Read More

Video: The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830–1930 at Americas Society

Friday, May 4, 2018

How did urban development, immigration, and cultural shifts reshape the architectural landscapes of major cities in Latin America? Americas Society exhibition Metropolis tells the story. ... Play Video