This new collection of trilingual pocket guides comprising exhaustive updated documentation was introduced by the volumes dedicated to museums, foundations and exhibition halls, to the sculptures designed for public spaces, and for the best selling volume dedicated to Contemporary Architecture. Barcelona, Modern Architecture Guide 1929-1979 is an approach to a very complex period of the recent history of Barcelona.The first decade analyses the most heroic time of Modern Movement, including the World Exhibiton in 1929, with the well-known German Pavillion conceived by Mies van der Roheand the experience of the GATCPAC, a group of young architects leaded by Josep Lluís Sert. Franco and his dictatorship supposed, at the first moments, the return to the classicist stagnation and, after that, a formal opening favoured for the economic development and the demographic movements.

Barcelona guides. Old Architecture (until 1888)

Albert Rubio
224pp./ 274il./ 12 x 16.5 cm./ Paperpack with flaps

9788434312128  trilingual