Modern Buildings and Architecture Styles in Latin America

As the 20th century began, Art Nouveau was the style being translated across to Latin America.

At the same time, architects were returning to Colonial styles, some motivated by the spirit of the Aztecs in centuries past, others incorporating more modern influences in their architecture styles.

Nouveau in turn was swept aside for Art Deco.

Since then architecture has in many cases been more about fitting the maximum number of inhabitants or offices into a building structure as urban areas and birth rates both increase.

Creative, modern buildings, designed to contrast their environment can be found as well as those designed to blend into their location.

Green or sustainable structures incorporating new technologies, such as solar panels can be found side by side with architecture from periods or centuries previous.