(Architecture) (Venezuela) (Modernism) [Comité Ejecutivo del IX Congreso Panamericano de Arquitectos]. La Arquitectura en Venezuela [title from cover]. [Caracas, Venezuela]: [Mendoza & Mendoza], . 4to,  pp.; profuse illus., a few in color, light dampstaining in gutter, more pronounced in early and final leaves; in stapled color pictorial wraps designed by “Villa,” separating sl. at spine, front soiled. Gift inscription in pen, p. , small annotation made on p.  identifying residence of previous owner.
This booklet, promoting La Sociedad Venezolana de Arquitectos, was distributed to the delegates of the IX Congreso Panamericano de Arquitectos, held in Carlos Raúl Villanueva’s famed Aula Magna auditorium in the newly completed Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, September 19-28, 1955. It includes photographic highlights of mid-century Venezuelan architecture and its “modernist evolution.” Captions identify buildings and architects, a final index provides additional technical details for each illustrated work.
Includes photographic contributions by Colombian avant-garde photographer Leo Matiz.
As of February 2020, no copies located in OCLC or the market.