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Barragan, Luis

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1988 AD
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1902 – Luis Barragán was born 9th of March in Guadalajara, Mexico.

 

1923 – Barragán graduated from the Escuela Libre de Ingenieros.

 

1927-1936 – He practiced architecture in Guadalajara and in Mexico City.

 

1945 – Luis Barragán created the planification and urbanization plan of the Jardines del Pedregal.

 

1955 – Barragán rebuilt the historical Convento de las Capuchinas Sacramentarias in Tlalpan.

 

1957 – He started the design of what would become Naucalpan’s Satélite Towers.

 

         – Barragán designed the residential Las Arboledas.

 

1964 – Luis Barragán designed alongside architect Sordo Madaleno the Lomas Verdes residential.

 

1980 – Barragán became the second winner of the Pritzker Prize.

 

1988 – Luis Barragán died 22nd of November in Mexico City.

 

His house and studio, built in 1948 in Mexico City, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.