Lina Bo Bardi


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Italian-born Brazilian architect. She founded and edited the journal Habitat (1949–53), and designed a huge new Museu de Arte da São Paulo (1958–68). She was also responsible for the Museu de Arte Popular do Unhão, Salvador, Bahia (1960s), for the Vera Cruz Centre, São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo (1977–91), and for the plans for the restoration of the historic centre of Salvador, Bahia (1986–8).

Architectural Review, cxii/669 (Sept. 1952), 160–3;Kalman (1994);Jane Turner (1996)

Subjects: Architecture.

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