Amancio Williams, 1913-1989

Permanent Invention

Luis Müller 

Amancio Williams (Buenos Aires, 1913-1989) was perhaps among the most complex figures in the architectural culture of his time. He practiced and spread the word on modern architecture with the same militancy of his stand on other contemporary expressions, such as art and design. Williams was marked, before architecture, by two experiences: for three years starting 1931 he pursued engineering studies, and later, for a similar amount of time, he practiced aviation as a pilot. Both vocations had a common support: technique...

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