Florencia Rodriguez on Eladio Dieste

Florencia Rodriguez on Eladio Dieste

In the recent edition of Uncube, Florencia Rodriguez (LF '14) examines the legacy and philosophy of the mid-20th century Uruguayan engineer and architect Eladio Dieste, “an idealist, an expressionist and a romantic.” His search for coherence through architecture led him to reject the conventions of his time and design in brick, with which he pushed “the limits of form-making and perception of space.” Although his buildings are chiefly in Argentina and Brazil, his influence is still felt throughout the Southern Cone of South America.

Read “Catching The Curve.”

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