10 Lejeune - c ruelty It u topia cities and landscapes of latin america Q ENTRE I NT RNATIONAL V IllE L;ARCHIT'CTtJR ET U PAYSAG~ I NTERNAnONAAL

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cruelty It utopia cities and landscapes of latin america (ENTRE INT'RNATIONAL I'OURLA VIllE. I L;ARCHIT'CTtJR' ET U; PAYSAG~ __ , _ INTERNAnONAAL CENTRUM VOOR STAD, ARCHITECTUUR EN LAND5_~,HAP I Q THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR URIlANISM,1 ARCH ITECTU RE AN D LANDSCAPE 'I elVA PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS, NEW YORK
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TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword Herve Hasquln 9 From the City of the Caesars to the Demystified City Christophe Pourtols 11 Reflections on Spain and the New World Ca rlos Fu entes 13 The Laws of the Indies o rd Inances for the Discovery, the Popu lalion, and the Pacification of the Ind les (excerpts) Philip II, KI ng of Spa In, 1573 18 Dreams of Order: Utopia, Cruelty, and Modernity Jean - Fra ncols Lejeune 30 Quito: City and Landscape between Utopia and Reality Eduardo Baez 50 City and Landscape in the Construction of Brazil Carlos Martins 64 The Virgin of the Andes Carol Damian 74 Writing and Cities Ed ua rdo Su birats Le Corbusier: Latin American Traces Fernando Perez Oya rzu n 98 Spaces of Hybridization The House of the Architect: Luis Barragan, Lina Bo Bardi, Juan O'Gorman, Oscar Niemeyer, and Carlos Raul Villanueva Felipe Hernandez 108 Marvel, Monster, Myth: The Modern City in Latin American Literature Rebecca E. Biron 118 The Pearl of the Antilles: Havana's TropicaL Shadows and Utopias Roberto Segre 134 A Metropolis in the Pampas: Buenos Aires 1890-1940 Ad ria n Gorelik 146 When Brazil Was Modern: From Rio de Janeiro to BrasiLia La uro Cava lea nti 160 Report from Brazil Carlos E. Comas 172 Roberto Burle Marx: The City as Landscape Jacques Leenhardt 182 lina Bo Bardi: Toward an Architecture Without Borders Olivia de Oliveira 196 Modernity and Nationalism: Juan O'Gorman and Post-RevoLutionary Architecture in Mexico, 1920-1960 Edwa rd R. Burian 210 Settings for History and Oblivion in Modern Mexico, 1942-1958 The City as Imagined by Juan O'Gorman, Luis Barragan, Mathias Goeritz, and Mario Pani Keith L. Eggene r 224 Toward the VisibiLity of the Invisible Notes on Caracas, Modernity, and the University City of Caracas by Carlos Raul Villanueva Enrique Larranaga 240 LEnsaLada Tijuana? Welcome to the Gritty Landscape of Globalization Roberto A. Gonzalez 254
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D R E A M 5 0 F 0 R 0 E R U T 0 P A C R U E L T Y A N 0 M 0 0 E R N T Y 1111 II 11111 J E A N F R A N c; 0 5 L E J E U N E To found a city I found a city, he founds a city-It was a verb that could be conjugated. ' America is a mystery, a dense tangle of founding myths and utopian longings, desert and forest,' One of' the most distinct atlitudes of Latin Amencan architects and planners toward urbanism is an undiminished faith In the Ideal Community No matter how woefully short a/l projects fall of their goals, there persists something of the pioneer's dream of a new Civi tas Dei in the wilderness J On February 14, 1615, from the Peruvian Andes, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala [1532-16161 wrote King Philip III of Spain that he had just completed Primer nueva coronica y buen gobiemo [The First New Chro nl cle and Good Govern ment). Poma's autograph ma nuscrlpt-first unearthed In 1908 by Richard A.
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10 Lejeune - c ruelty It u topia cities and landscapes of latin america Q ENTRE I NT RNATIONAL V IllE L;ARCHIT'CTtJR ET U PAYSAG~ I NTERNAnONAAL

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