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Inhaltsangabe: Asmara, the capital of the small east African country of Eritrea, bordering the Red Sea, is one of the most important and exciting architectural 'discoveries' of recent years. Built almost entirely in the 1930s by the Italians, Asmara has one of the highest concentrations of modernist architecture anywhere in the world, and has evocatively been described as "the Miami of Africa." Desperate to build quickly, the colonial government of the time allowed radical architectural experimentation that would not have found favour in the more conservative European environment. Asmara therefore became one of the world's prime locations for architectural innovation during the Modern Movement. That this occurred at all is remarkable enough, but that these buildings should have survived in such numbers today makes it one of the finest modernist cities in the world. This building-by-building survey, illustrated with rare archival material and specially commissioned photographs, is a groundbreaking publication that is set to become one of the most important new books on modernist architecture of recent years.
Über den Autor: Edward Denison and Guang Yu Ren are heritage consultants with broad international experience.They have spent more than five years working to identify, preserve and publicize the cultural assets of Eritrea. Naigzy Gebremedhin, one of Africa's most experienced and highly regarded consultants in the fields of architecture, engineering and the environment, was formerly Director of Eritrea's Cultural Assets Rehabilitation Programme.
Buchbeschreibung Merrell, U.S.A., 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Written by experts with extensive first-hand knowledge of the city's architectural heritage, this is the first book to be published on the architecture of Asmara. It contains new photography and an extraordinary range of previously unpublished archival material, including original plans and drawings. Condition: the dust-jacket shows some mild marking, denting, shelf-wear, and crinkling around the edges. The cloth boards show some mild shelf-wear and corner-bumping. The edges have some very mild marking and shelf-wear. The interior pages are generally crisp and clean with a good strong binding. Location: HD_100751897 D8. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 015176
Buchbeschreibung Merrell, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Like new unclipped. First Edition. Oversized. Book in beige oversized boards is fresh unmarked just about new. Jacket unclipped fresh unchipped and just about as new. 240pp A collectible / giftable copy. !!NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM.!! -Quality Counts! All books shipped in Cardboard and all books with dust jackets have mylar jacket protectors., Buchnummer des Verkäufers 160401004
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