Table of Contents
Autonomy and Engagement by Wilfried Wang
Polysemy: Rereading the Readings of BLAS by Jorge Francisco Liernur
Fictions and Realities in Clorindo Testa's Work by Manuel Cuadra
Competition and Contemporary Photographs
50 years later: a conversation with Clorindo Testa
Project Credits and Chronology
The Banco de Londres y América del Sud in Buenos Aires was built between 1959 and 1966 through the efforts of a large team of designers and engineers, headed by the collaborative offices of Sepra and Clorindo Testa. Long admired by connoisseurs of South American architecture, the bank's history, design and construction is analyzed in this volume.