Valparaíso School: Open City Group by Raúl RispaValparaíso School: Open City Group by Raúl Rispa

Valparaíso School: Open City Group

byRaúl Rispa, Rodrigo Pérez de Arce, Fernando Pérez Oyarzún

Hardcover | September 2, 2003

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The Valparaíso School, as it became known, acquired an international reputation for its radical stance and its commitment to dialogue between architects and other disciplines. Since 1970 the Valparaíso School has focused much of its research and design activity on the Open City (Ciudad Abierta) project, created by a group of architects, artists, poets, and engineers with a vision of a city with "no master plan, no imposed ordering devices, and no hierarchical networks of infrastructure." Originally set up as a laboratory-type environment, this alternative community has since become the place of residence and work for many people. Valparaíso School: Open City Group provides insight into this radical experiment in urban development through a series of essays and photographs.
Ra?l Rispa is the editor of Barragan: The Complete Works. Rodrigo P?rez de Arce is the director of the Extension Program of the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urban Studies, Santiago, Chile. He has written several books on architecture and was responsible for the design of the Cultural Centre of Santiago and the remodeling of the ...
Title:Valparaíso School: Open City GroupFormat:HardcoverPublished:September 2, 2003Publisher:McGill-Queen's University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:077352620X

ISBN - 13:9780773526204

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