Sordo Madaleno, Juan

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Sordo Madaleno, Juan Gender: M
José Juan Sordo Madaleno
born on 28 October 1916 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Mexico City, Mexico, 19n24, 99w09
Timezone LMT m99w09 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 04°59' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 29°07 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 12°07'


Mexican architect, one of the most important of his era, who worked with other renowned architects, including Luis Barragán, Jose Villagran Garcia, Augusto H. Álvarez, Ricardo Legorreta, Francisco J. Serrano and José Adolfo Wiechers.

Architecturally, he settled initially in the Bauhaus style and influence of Le Corbusier. He designed especially hotels and residential buildings.

In 1937, he founded his architectural firm, now known as the Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos SC.

He died on 13 March 1985, aged 68, in Mexico City.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • business associate/partner relationship with Barragán, Luis (born 9 March 1902)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Distrito Federal archives.


  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Architectural firm)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession