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Luis Barragán House and Studio
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Luis Barragán House and Studio

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Mexico
Best of: Architecture, Modern
Description:
Built in 1948, the House and Studio of architect Luis Barragán in the suburbs of Mexico City represents an outstanding example of the architect’s creative work in the post-Second World War period. The concrete building, totalling 1,161 m2, consists of a ground floor and two upper storeys, as well as a small private garden. Barragán’s work integrated modern and traditional artistic and vernacular currents and elements into a new synthesis, which has been greatly influential, especially in the contemporary design of gardens, plazas and landscapes.
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