Luis Barragán

1902 - 1988

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Luis Ramiro Barragán Morfín (March 9, 1902 – November 22, 1988) was a Mexican architect and engineer. His work has influenced contemporary architects visually and conceptually. Barragán's buildings are frequently visited by international students and professors of architecture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luis Barragán has received more than 374,079 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Luis Barragán is the 89th most popular architect (up from 104th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Mexico (up from 29th in 2019) and the most popular Mexican Architect.

Luis Barragán is most famous for his use of color and space in architecture. He is considered to be one of the most influential architects of the 20th century.

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Among architects, Luis Barragán ranks 89 out of 424Before him are Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt, Eero Saarinen, Claude Perrault, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Guarino Guarini, and Arata Isozaki. After him are Sebastiano Serlio, Bartolomeo Ammannati, Étienne-Louis Boullée, Daniel Libeskind, Mario Botta, and Hemiunu.

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Among people born in 1902, Luis Barragán ranks 39Before him are Walter Houser Brattain, André Michel Lwoff, Felix Wankel, Émile Benveniste, Alva Myrdal, and Theodore Schultz. After him are Fritz Strassmann, Alexandre Kojève, Lúcio Costa, Max Ophüls, Prince George, Duke of Kent, and Günther Anders. Among people deceased in 1988, Luis Barragán ranks 17Before him are Isidor Isaac Rabi, Roy Orbison, Chiang Ching-kuo, Raymond Carver, Felix Wankel, and Virginia Satir. After him are Juan Pujol García, John Holmes, Kim Philby, Clifford D. Simak, Gert Fröbe, and Paul Grice.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Luis Barragán ranks 28 out of 487Before him are Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753), Chespirito (1929), Vicente Fox (1942), Andrés Manuel López Obrador (1953), Lázaro Cárdenas (1895), and Francisco I. Madero (1873). After him are David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896), Alejandro González Iñárritu (1963), Cantinflas (1911), Linda Christian (1923), Carlos Salinas de Gortari (1948), and Miguel de la Madrid (1934).

Among ARCHITECTS In Mexico

Among architects born in Mexico, Luis Barragán ranks 1