Barragán, Luis

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Barragán, Luis Gender: M
Luis Ramiro Barragán Morfín
born on 9 March 1902 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Guadalajara, Mexico, 20n40, 103w20
Timezone LMT m103w20 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 18°07' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 11°43 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 21°06'

Luis Barragán (At left, 1981)
photo: Fcarriedo, license cc-by-3.0


Mexican architect and engineer whose work has influenced contemporary architects visually and conceptually. Barragán's buildings are frequently visited by international students and professors of architecture. He studied as an engineer in his home town, while undertaking the entirety of additional coursework to obtain the title of architect.

Barragán won the Pritzker Prize, the highest award in architecture, in 1980, and his personal home, the Luis Barragán House and Studio, built in 1948 in Mexico City, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004.

He died on 22 November 1988, aged 86, in Mexico City.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : Prize 1980 (Pritzker Prize)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Jalisco state archives.


  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner
  • Vocation : Engineer : Civil
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Pritzker Prize)