Casa Luis Barragán
Constructed in 1948, Luis Barragán's house and studio is representative of his common design influences. Now a musuem, most of the house is as Barragán lived in it. Visitors may tour the living areas, design studio an gardin areas. The house designed to create solitarity and tranquility, away from the urban surroundings. Light is an important element, and Barragán's makes much use of reflective and light surfaces throughout the house.

A devout Catholic, much of the houses artwork is religious in nature. Visitors can also see Barragán's Pritzker Prize, the highest honor given to any living architect, as well as a Picasso painting, reportedly given to Barragán by the artist himself.

Casa Luis Barragán was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004.


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