Lina Bo Bardi

1914 - 1992

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Lina Bo Bardi, born Achillina Bo (5 December 1914 – 20 March 1992), was an Italian-born Brazilian modernist architect. A prolific architect and designer, she devoted her working life, most of it spent in Brazil, to promoting the social and cultural potential of architecture and design. While she studied under radical Italian architects, she quickly became intrigued with Brazilian vernacular design and how it could influence a modern Brazilian architecture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lina Bo Bardi has received more than 277,768 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Lina Bo Bardi is the 134th most popular architect (up from 140th in 2019), the 1,517th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,493rd in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Italian Architect.

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Among architects, Lina Bo Bardi ranks 134 out of 518Before her are Gunnar Asplund, Camillo Sitte, Gottfried Böhm, Rafael Moneo, James Stirling, and Inigo Jones. After her are Hans Scharoun, Alonzo Cano, Ettore Sottsass, Filippo Juvarra, Charlotte Perriand, and Sverre Fehn.

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Among people born in 1914, Lina Bo Bardi ranks 68Before her are Rafael Kubelík, Kurt Franz, Jackie Coogan, Jan Karski, Carlo Maria Giulini, and Achille Compagnoni. After her are Larbi Benbarek, Jean-Pierre Vernant, Lazar Koliševski, Pierre Balmain, Edward T. Hall, and Felice Borel. Among people deceased in 1992, Lina Bo Bardi ranks 53Before her are John Sturges, Markos Vafeiadis, Arletty, James Stirling, Wanda Rutkiewicz, and Peter D. Mitchell. After her are Larbi Benbarek, Nikolay Bogolyubov, Takeshi Inoue, Maria Reiter, Georges Delerue, and Nureddin al-Atassi.

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Among people born in Italy, Lina Bo Bardi ranks 1,517 out of 5,161Before her are Laura Pausini (1974), John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton (1834), Maria Beatrice of Savoy (1792), Lucrezia Tornabuoni (1427), Vincenzo Lancia (1881), and Bettino Ricasoli (1809). After her are Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1613), Annibale de Gasparis (1819), Leonardo Sciascia (1921), Antipope Victor IV (1010), Giovanni Battista Bugatti (1779), and Rinaldo d'Este (1655).


Among architects born in Italy, Lina Bo Bardi ranks 23Before her are Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668), Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), Filarete (1400), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Baldassare Longhena (1596), and Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484). After her are Filippo Juvarra (1678), Antonio Sant'Elia (1888), Carlo Scarpa (1906), Pier Luigi Nervi (1891), Carl Ritter von Ghega (1802), and Gio Ponti (1891).