By W. Eugene George DECEASED,Mary Carolyn Hollers George,Mariá Eugenia Guerra,Stephen Fox
Over the following a long time, Portscheller received a name as a grasp builder and architect. He dropped at the reduce Rio Grande Valley his lengthy history of outdated international construction wisdom and talents and built-in them with the practices of neighborhood Mexican building and vernacular structure. even though, regardless of his many contributions to the particular structure of Roma and surrounding areas, via the mid-twentieth century he was once mostly forgotten.
in the course of approximately fifty years of ancient sleuthing in South Texas and Germany, W. Eugene George reconstructed some of the info of the existence and profession of this crucial South Texas craftsman. Containing editorial contributions by means of Mary Carolyn Hollers George and that includes a foreword through Mariá Eugenia Guerra and a concluding evaluate by way of famous architectural historian Stephen Fox, Master Builder of the reduce Rio Grande: Heinrich Portscheller finally allows a long-overdue appreciation of the legacy of this influential architect and builder of the Texas-Mexico borderlands.
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Master Builder of the Lower Rio Grande: Heinrich Portscheller (Sara and John Lindsey Series in the Arts and Humanities) by W. Eugene George DECEASED,Mary Carolyn Hollers George,Mariá Eugenia Guerra,Stephen Fox