Architecture as the built message of power: Buenos Aires under Evita's spell

All totalitarian governments try to capitalise upon cultural production for their own benefit, as metalanguages that reaffirm their values, and this includes architecture. The best-known example of this phenomenon is that of Nazi Germany, where the architect Speer transformed German cities into suit...

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Autor principal: Betti, María Del Rosario
Formato: Artículo
Lenguaje:Inglés
Publicado: Universidad de Belgrano - Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo - Proyectos de Investigación 2014
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Acceso en línea:http://repositorio.ub.edu.ar/handle/123456789/2919
Aporte de:Repositorio Institucional - Universidad de Belgrano (UB) de Universidad de Belgrano Ver origen
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Sumario:All totalitarian governments try to capitalise upon cultural production for their own benefit, as metalanguages that reaffirm their values, and this includes architecture. The best-known example of this phenomenon is that of Nazi Germany, where the architect Speer transformed German cities into suitable settings for political display.