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Carlos Raul Villanueva

  title={Carlos Raul Villanueva},
  author={Paulina Villanueva and Maci{\'a} Pint{\'o}},
Villanueva was born in London, he grew up and was educated in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and was acquainted with the contemporary artists of the Parisian Avant-garde. In 1929 he founded his own architectural office in Caracas, where he designed and realised many large buildings including the university campus in Caracas which consists of approximately 100 buildings; the lecture theatre with its curved white ceiling from which large colored tiles from Calder are suspended is particularly… Expand
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