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Ricardo Bofill

Ricardo Bofill (born in Barcelona, December 5, 1939) is a Spanish Catalan postmodernist architect.

He studied at the School of Architecture in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1963 he founded a group formed by architects, engineers, sociologists and philosophers, creating the basis for what today is the ‘Taller de Arquitectura’, international team with over 40 years experience in urban design, architecture, parks and gardens designs, and interior design.

Partial list of Bofill projects

  • W Barcelona hotel (also known as Vela Hotel), (Barcelona Port), 2009
  • JP Morgan Headquarters (Chicago), 2003
  • Cartier Head office (Paris), 2003
  • Shiseido Building (Tokyo), 2001
  • Miguel Delibes Cultural Center (Valladolid, Spain), 2001
  • Corso, Prague (Czech Republic), 2000
  • Weidert Residential Complex (Luxembourg), 1999
  • Casablanca Twin Center (Morocco), 1999
  • Teatre Nacional de Catalunya (Barcelona), 1997
  • Madrid Congress Center, 1993
  • Barcelona Airport T2 (Barcelona), 1988-91
  • Shepherd School of Music (Houston), 1988
  • Turia’s Gardens, Valencia (Spain), 1988
  • Château Lafite Rothschild (Pauillac, France), 1986
  • Les Colonnes Belvedere Saint Christophe Housing Complex (Paris), 1986
  • Les Temples du Lac, Paris, 1986
  • The Golden Number Plaza, Montpellier (France), 1984
  • The Spaces of Abraxas, (Paris), 1982
  • Antigone (Montpellier, France), 1978-2000
  • The Meritxell Shrine, (Andorra), 1974
  • Walden 7, Sant Just Desvern (Barcelona), 1974
  • Muralla Roja (Calp, Spain), 1973

See also

External links

  • Ricardo Bofill's Website
  • Barcelona Architecture Chronology of Catalan architecture and biographies of Catalan architects, from the gothic master builders to contemporary architecture, including Ricard Bofill
  • [1] Via Arquitectura - La Manzanera







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