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Architect , educator

Horacio Caminos, Argentinian architect, educator. Special research and design two types of membrane structures, also low cost housing, site and services projects and urban settlements in developing countries.

Background

Caminos, Horacio was born on April 5, 1914 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Son of Carlos N. and Maria E. (Crottogini) Caminos. came to the United States, 1952, naturalized, 1965.

Education

Arquitecto, University Buenos Aires, 1939.

Career

Professor architecture and town planning, U. Tucuman, Argentina, 1946-1950; chief architect, University City, Tucuman, 1948-1950; professor architecture, Architectural Association, London, England., 1951-1952; professor architecture, U. North Carolina, 1952-1961; professor architecture, Harvard, fall 1962; professor architecture, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1962-1984; professor emeritus, Massachusetts Institute Technology, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Special research and design two types of membrane structures, also low cost housing, site and services projects and urban settlements in developing countries.

Connections

Married Elena Ines Chapman, September 13, 1943. Children: Carlos H., José, Miguel, Maria I., Maria P., Ana M.

father:
Carlos N. Caminos

mother:
Maria E. (Crottogini) Caminos

spouse:
Elena Ines Chapman

child:
Maria I. Caminos

child:
Carlos H. Caminos

child:
Miguel Caminos

child:
José Caminos

child:
Ana M. Caminos

child:
Maria P. Caminos