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Cuba – Michael Connors International. The latest book by Michael Connors, Foreword by Ricardo Porro A revealing collection of astonishingly fresh and undiscovered mid-century architecture and interiors in Havana.

Cuba – Michael Connors International

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 lavishly illustrated book represents the modern movement in Cuban architecture from art nouveau and art deco to the flowering of high modernism just before the Revolution. At a time when more travelers are rediscovering Cuba, this volume offers a wide range of the city’s twentieth-century cultural achievements. The photographs, shot exclusively for the book, show examples from the artsy Vedado neighborhood, the seaside streets of Miramar, Central Havana, and Havana’s posh Country Club Park area. Oscar “Cayuco” (The Homerun Kid) Blas.

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How New Laws Are Allowing Architecture to Flourish in Cuba

In 2011 though, wide-ranging economic reforms brought a challenge to this status quo. In this article, originally published on Curbed as "In Cuba, Architecture and Design Blossom Under New Laws," Julia Cooke explores how these laws to bring about a more flexible economic system are allowing a different kind of architecture to emerge. This May, visitors were allowed into Havana's long-defunct Tallapiedra electric plant for the first time since it was shuttered in the 1960s.

They could climb the grated stairs to the plant's nave, see how the light glinted off unchipped white and green tiles set in place in 1915, how tiny, stalky trees had grown out of clumps of dirt where machinery once sat, how the high, church-like central space and the split-level, open workspaces on one side might be adapted to any number of uses. Now they are possibilities. Young architects struggle to update the face of Cuba: Design Observer.

Tania Pedrosa, Andro Martell, Francisco Cuerdas and Orlando Inclán, competition rendering for library addition to Casa de las Américas, Havana Havana is renowned for its faded elegance: colonial facades pocked with humidity, ornate structures left to crumble, chipped paint and climbing vines.

Young architects struggle to update the face of Cuba: Design Observer

It’s a stately wreck of a city that’s stuck in the past, and even when fresh energy and capital are poured into the urban fabric, the goal is usually historic preservation. But Claudia Castillo and Orlando Inclán have a different future in mind. In a revolt against nostalgia, they’ve launched a series of initiatives aimed at pushing contemporary architecture into the public discourse: a radio show, a newly formed professional organization and, most recently, a published dossier of projects on paper designed by themselves and a small core of their fellow young Cuban architects. “Our objective is to show that there are people thinking about contemporary architecture,” says Inclán.

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Architects and urban designers will help to devise sensitive approaches to infill construction on sites where historic buildings have collapsed. The JWI will serve as a conduit for ideas, solutions, and expertise, to support multi-faceted restoration projects in Havana and other Cuban cities. We will work to acquire much-needed equipment and funding for restoring and maintaining Cuba’s buildings, civic spaces, and infrastructure. Financial contribution We have and will continue to raise funds in the U.S. that can be used to contribute to restoring and preserving Cuba’s incredible, historic architectural objects. Guide to Havana’s architecture by period. Havana Modern: Michael Connors on Cuban Architecture. The author tells Natalie Hammond how Cuba’s revolutionary past has shaped its present architectural landscape Havana’s National Schools of Art – in all their crumbling magnificence – speak volumes of the city they stand in.

Havana Modern: Michael Connors on Cuban Architecture

Conceived in the 1959 revolution’s exultant first phase, the majestic domes, brick galleries and open piazzas were designed to convey freedom and infinite possibility in their futurism. Of the five schools, only two were ever completed. The rest have remained in half-finished ruins since the Soviets were invited to the island in 1960. Since the early twentieth century, Havana’s architecture has reflected the political ideology of the day, from the shimmering palaces of the sugar magnates, who fattened themselves on the fruits of American investment, to hulking prefab buildings erected in the 1970s via the ornamented facades and sinuous lines of art nouveau. Cuba. Special tours programs for organizations. The perfect Tour for Architects and/or Heritage conservation professionals This architecture focused program takes you into Cuba’s amazing architectural heritage.

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