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Ricardo Bofill Passes Away at 82

Ricardo Bofill Passes Away at 82

Ricardo Bofill, the Spanish architect founder of Taller de Arquitectura (RBTA), designer of the iconic Walden 7 and more than 1,000 projects in forty countries, has passed away at 82 in Barcelona on Friday, January 14, as officially announced by his own firm through a statement.

Walden 7 / Ricardo Bofill. Image © Denis EsakovLa Muralla Roja / Ricardo Bofill. Image Courtesy of Ricardo BofillThe Factory . Image Courtesy of Ricardo BofillKafka Castle / Ricardo Bofill. Image Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill+ 15

The firm praised Bofill's ability to "question the mainstream thinking in architecture. [His works] ranges a style expression, connected to the context, featuring a strong dose of innovation and risk." Moreover, RBTA has confirmed that his two sons, Ricardo Emilio and Pablo, will continue leading the firm founded in 1963.

His office has announced a public act to be held next January 26 and 27 at the headquarters in Barcelona for those who want to pay homage to Bofill. 


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Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique / Ricardo Bofill

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Kafka's Castle / Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitecturas

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Maritxell Sanctuary / Ricardo Bofill

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Maritxell Sanctuary / Ricardo Bofill. Image Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill

Xanadú / Ricardo Bofill

Xanadú / Ricardo Bofill. Image Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill
Xanadú / Ricardo Bofill. Image Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill

La Muralla Roja / Ricardo Bofill

La Muralla Roja / Ricardo Bofill. Image Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill
La Muralla Roja / Ricardo Bofill. Image Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill

Walden 7 / Ricardo Bofill

Walden 7 / Ricardo Bofill. Image © Denis Esakov
Walden 7 / Ricardo Bofill. Image © Denis Esakov

Via RBTA.

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Cite: Nicolás Valencia. "Ricardo Bofill Passes Away at 82" 14 Jan 2022. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/975152/ricardo-bofill-passes-away-at-82> ISSN 0719-8884
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