Moslem Architecture: Its Origins And Development by Giovanni Teresio Rivoira, G McN. 1862-1938 tr Rushforth

By Giovanni Teresio Rivoira, G McN. 1862-1938 tr Rushforth

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Were shaped in large part by their dramatic topography. Urban infrastructure developed that included the vital water supply system that distributed water via acequias, aqueducts, and fountains. Institutional building types included the church, the Palacio de Gobierno (government building), the aduana, the prison, and the hospital, which roughly followed colonial models in terms of organization. , at the same scale, showing plazas, churches, and public buildings, as well as major urban pedestrian connections and sensory experience; drawings by Ricardo García-Báez school (1843), and architectural education resumed (1856).

The first of the railroad lines from Mexico City north to Texas was the Mexican Central Line (constructed 1881– 1882). The Mexican Central route from north to south, with the population of each city in 1880 was as follows: El Paso del Norte, Chih. (8,000); Chihuahua, Chih. (16,000); Jiménez, Chih. (approx. 800–1,200); Torreón, Coah. (200); Lerdo, Dgo. (6,000); Zacatecas, Zac. (64,000); Aguascalientes, Ags. (35,000); Silao, Gto. (38,000); León, Gto. (82,000); Guanajuato, Gto. (63,000); Irapuato, Gto.

Paradoxically, although Mexico had fought several wars with France and the United States, French fashions and other goods from Europe and the United States were highly coveted. ; and elsewhere. These residences were generally built on deep, narrow lots and continued to be organized as L- or C-shaped courtyard buildings. The rural hacienda type expanded rapidly in the north during this time and was a self-contained city. Before the arrival of the railroads (1882), transportation to the north was by means of the diligencia (stagecoach).

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