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Barragan, Luis

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1988 AD
Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Architects

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.