Carlos Herrera: The Architecture of Lines, Light, and Luxury

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A lavish volume on the work of Mexican architect Carlos Herrera, who is known for beautifully sited houses that dissolve boundaries between indoors and outdoors. This beautiful monograph is the first book in English on Carlos Herrera, a prolific architect with built work throughout Mexico and Central America. Known for his modernist sensibilities and organic use of nature, Herrera is considered an important member of the Mexican architectural tradition. Here exquisite photographs of Herrera’s work, sited in spectacular natural settings, are paired with original writings. Covering the wide range of Herrera’s work to date, this volume is sure to appeal to those interested in such greats of Mexican Modernism as Ricardo Legorreta and Luis Barragán.

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Carlos Herrera is an architect and the founder and principal of CH Arquitectos in Mexico City.

Richard Rogers is an acclaimed architect working in England who won the Pritzker Prize in 2007.

Allan Fis is a Mexican photographer who has managed to bridge the gap between the fashion and architectural worlds. This is his third book.

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"From club houses, beach houses and city residences to theatres, offices and museums, the gorgeous photography and thoughtful text elegantly capture Herrera's ability to navigate the aesthetics of contemporary visual abundance. . . This volume is a must-have for practitioners and admirers of contemporary architecture." 
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