Thursday, November 15, 2012

University City of Caracas

This touch sent by Miguel is not my 1st card of the University City of Caracas. This one is showing a sculpture by Hans Arp at the Covered Plaza of the university. This university was classified as Unesco WHS in 2000.

Photo by Caracas1830
The Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, built to the design of the architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva, between 1940 and 1960, is an outstanding example of the Modern Movement in architecture. The university campus integrates the large number of buildings and functions into a clearly articulated ensemble, including masterpieces of modern architecture and visual arts, such as the Aula Magna with the "Clouds" of Alexander Calder, the Olympic Stadium, and the Covered Plaza. - in:

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