Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017, Page: 19-27
Civic Accomplishment and Liberal Civic Cultivation: The Construction of Casa del Prado from 1968 to 1971
Hong Zheng, Political Science Department, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China
Received: Jan. 4, 2017;       Accepted: Jan. 24, 2017;       Published: Mar. 4, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/      View  2191      Downloads  96
Casa del Prado as a duplication is a typical Spanish-Colonial and Mexican building. Its’ construction from 1968 to 1971 was a thought-evoking story with twists and turns plots. The Casa del Prado is a near-reproduction of the Food and Beverage Building in Expo 1935, keeping the exterior in same decoration but the size, structure, building materials and interior are different. As a public building it mainly serves the youth groups in performing arts. Meanwhile the youth are cultivated toward good citizens. So Casa del Prado build a civic space, where the liberal democratic society sprouts and is cultivated.
Casa del Prado, Committee of 100, Public Space, Civic Cultivation
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Hong Zheng, Civic Accomplishment and Liberal Civic Cultivation: The Construction of Casa del Prado from 1968 to 1971, Social Sciences. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017, pp. 19-27. doi: 10.11648/
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