A craftsman in the Urbanization of São Paulo: Rizkallah Jorge Tahan (1895-1949)
Document typeConference report
PublisherGIRAS. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Rights accessOpen Access
São Paulo between the late 19th century and early 20th was one of the main destinations of immigrants, specially because of the needs of supplying a labor for coffee, something that didn't mean that the immigration was only restricted to rural areas. The city has hosted both migrants dissatisfied with their contracts on farms, as those who directly saw it as a final destination, as the case of Syrian-Lebanese. The article analyzes the presence of this colony and focus on the trajectory of one of his representatives, Rizkallah Jorge Tahan, this research intends to reconstruct the trajectory of this immigrant and analyze his interventions in the urban space of São Paulo.
Ponencia presentada a Session 9: Forma urbana y relaciones entre historia y proyecto: el medio ambiente como patrimonio / Urban form and relationships between design and history: environmental heritage, arquitecture and planning
CitationAlmeida, R. G. C. D. A craftsman in the Urbanization of São Paulo: Rizkallah Jorge Tahan (1895-1949). A: Arquitectonics. "International Conference Arquitectonics Network: Architecture, Education and Society, Barcelona, 4-6 June 2014: Final papers". Barcelona: GIRAS. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014.