The experimental Housing Project (PREVI) Lima, genesis and outcome.
Fernando García-Huidobro, Diego Torres Torriti, Nicolás Tugas
Formulated in 1967, the PREVI Experimental Housing Project in Lima is one of the most ambitious experiments in social housing ever built, not only for the number of variables proposed but also because it brought together, for the first time, such outstanding figures on the architectural scene of the time as Aldo van Eyck, Charles Correa, James Stirling, Christopher Alexander, Atelier 5, Fumihiko Maki, Candilis, Josic and Woods, among others. With their proposals for low-density, progressive housing they jointly debated various ways of creating the city in a context of limited resources and urgent urbanisation (…).
In collaboration with editor Moisés Puente, Gustavo Gili.
Editor: Gustavo Gili
Graphic Design: Sandra Neumaier
Size: 19 x 27 cm
Features: Softcover with UVI
Text: Spanish, English
Publication Date: November 2008