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Ecuador: Guia de arquitectura/Architectural Guide

Author/EditorDaniela Hidalgo Molina, Maria (Author)
Publisher: DOM Publishers
ISBN: 9783869227702
Pub Date01/05/2023
BindingPaperback
Pages192
Dimensions (mm)245(h) * 134(w)
The Architectural Guide: Ecuador makes an urban architectural review and a detailed description of representative buildings in three cities of the country: Quito, Guayaquil, and Cuenca.
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This guide offers an urban overview of three major Ecuadorian cities – Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca – as well as a detailed description of their most representative architecture. A selection of 120 buildings has been compiled, dating from the earliest days of Spanish colonisation to the present day. Each project is accompanied by basic historical data, a formal description and images.


This book not only allows the reader to get to know the most outstanding buildings and public spaces in the country, but also to understand the symbolism and spirit that lies within them, shaping the urban memory, culture and identity of Ecuador.

This guide offers an urban overview of three major Ecuadorian cities – Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca – as well as a detailed description of their most representative architecture. A selection of 120 buildings has been compiled, dating from the earliest days of Spanish colonisation to the present day. Each project is accompanied by basic historical data, a formal description and images.


This book not only allows the reader to get to know the most outstanding buildings and public spaces in the country, but also to understand the symbolism and spirit that lies within them, shaping the urban memory, culture and identity of Ecuador.

Maria Daniela Hidalgo Molina Academic Director of the School of Architecture and Design at the Universidad Espiritu Santo (UEES), Daniela graduated as an architect from the Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil (UCSG). She holds a Master's degree in Architecture and a PhD in Urban and Rural Planning from Tsinghua University. Daniela has worked in offices around the world, including Kengo Kuma & Associates in Beijing and MGE Architects in Miami. She wrote the Guayaquil chapter and edited the book.

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