Functionalist Hybridization: Modern Architecture in Latin America
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Keywords

architecture
functionalism
modernism
Latin America

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Carranza, L. E. (2018). Functionalist Hybridization: Modern Architecture in Latin America. InForma, 48-49. Retrieved from https://revistas.upr.edu/index.php/informa/article/view/15973

Abstract

This essay addresses the developments of functionalist architecture in Latin America in the early part of the twentieth century as a form of transculturation. Through this act of developing new hybrid forms based on the combination of different forms of imported cultures with their autochthonous counterparts, architects proposed an architectural solution that understood the benefits of modernity when carefully integrated into the specific places and contexts within which they practiced.

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