Havana Modern: Twentieth-Century Architecture and Interiors


A revealing collection of astonishingly fresh and undiscovered midcentury architecture and interiors in Havana. Caribbean design expert and historian Michael Connors leads the reader on an unprecedented tour in Havana of the stunning and architecturally important private homes and buildings that have been meticulously preserved, previously unphotographed, and mostly inaccessible to visitors. This lavish book represents the modern movement in Cuban architecture, from art nouveau and art deco to the flowering of high modernism just before the Revolution, spanning from the early 1900s to 1965. At a time when travelers are rediscovering Cuba, this volume offers a range of the city's twentieth-century cultural read more

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ISBN:

9780847843466

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

RRP:

$99.00

Category:

Art and Photography , Home and Interiors

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 October 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Connors