Barragan, Luis

Born: Mar 09, 1902 AD
Died: 1988 AD, at 86 years of age.

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.




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