Zeuler R. M. de A. Lima is an architect, curator, artist, and associate professor at the School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author of Lina Bo Bardi and the coauthor of Albert Frey and Lina Bo Bardi: A Search for Living Architecture.
This slim, beautifully produced selection of drawings by Bo Bardi (1914-1992), a modernist architect who emigrated from Italy to Brazil after World War II, suggests a playful, endlessly inventive intelligence (the drawing chosen for the cover is a perfect example). A delight! ---John Wilson, First Things This beautifully illustrated anthology is the . . . first publication to offer a glimpse of [Bo Bardi's drawings] and it does so with thoughtful insight into the woman who created them. * Architectural Record * [Bo Bardi's] drawings of buildings are freer and more colourful than is customary in architectural sketches, and are well reproduced here alongside street scenes, posters and magazine illustrations, and designs for furniture and theatrical costumes. * A Magazine *