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Barragan, Luis

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Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1988 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Architects

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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.

 

 

 


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