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Architecture Guide: Luis Barragán

04:00 - 28 November, 2018
Architecture Guide: Luis Barragán, Flickr: LrBln. Used under Creative Commons
Flickr: LrBln. Used under Creative Commons

Casa Estudio / Luis Barragán. Image © Rodrigo Flores Torres de Satélite / Mathias Goeritz + Luis Barragán. Image © Rodrigo Flores © Rodrigo Flores Casa Gilardi / Luis Barragán. Image © Eduardo Luque + 11

How Luis Barragán Used Light to Make Us See Color

09:30 - 12 July, 2018
How Luis Barragán Used Light to Make Us See Color, © 2018 Barragan Foundation, Switzerland/SOMAAP; Fred Sandback Archive
© 2018 Barragan Foundation, Switzerland/SOMAAP; Fred Sandback Archive

In Luis Barragán’s poetic imagination color plays as significant a role as dimension or space. Rough textures and water reflections heighten the impact of bright sunlight in his colorful buildings. But where does such vibrancy come from and how is it heightened by the architecture itself?

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