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Country Houses in Colombia Hardcover – August 1, 2006


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Villegas Editores (August 1, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 958815667X
  • ISBN-13: 978-9588156675
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 1.2 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,388,916 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Alberto Saldarriaga Roa is an architect and the academic coordinator of the master's program in architecture history and theory at the National University of Colombia. He is the author of Álvaro Barrera, Luis Restrepo: Architecture, Modern House, Republican House, and Restoring Architecture.

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I enjoy this book every time I open it. The photos are well done, depicting typical and extraordinary homes of the Colombian countryside. The text describes the historical design origins as well as the impact of the diverse geography of the various regions, both of which play a critical part in the design and concept of these homes. A must for admirers of Spanish influenced architecture, as well as lovers of South American culture.
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