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Arai, Alberto T. locked

(b Mexico City, March 29, 1915; d Mexico City, May 25, 1959).
  • Ramón Vargas

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Mexican architect, theorist and writer, of Japanese descent. The son of a Japanese ambassador in Mexico, he studied philosophy, espousing neo-Kantianism and becoming politically a socialist. He became a supporter of Functionalism, with its emphasis on the social applications of architecture, and was a founder, with ...

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