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Winner of the Pritzker Price, Mexican architect Luis Barragán was known for his regionally inflected designs, which featured lightweight ferro-concrete frames, steel-sash windows, unornamented facades, and roof terraces. In 2004, UNESCO named his Tacubaya house and studio a World Heritage Site, reflecting its importance as a representative example of modern Mexican architecture.
Professional textile conservation has its roots in the 1930s and became fully established in the second half of the 20th century, when countries throughout the world became keen to preserve their textile past. Environmental pollution, high temperatures, mold, and dust all tend to menace textiles, and slowing the process of degradation over time becomes the primary goal of conservation.
In this update, Grove Art publishes 149 emendations.