Ricardo Legorreta dies at 80; Mexican modernist architect

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Ricardo Legorreta dies at 80; Mexican modernist architect

Postby nichols » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:59 pm

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Ricardo Legorreta dies at 80; Mexican modernist architect
Ricardo Legorreta incorporated elements of Mexican vernacular architecture into modern design and found a global audience. He redesigned Los Angeles' Pershing Square in 1993.
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Ricardo Legorreta brought his crisp, brightly colored aesthetic to the…
January 08, 2012|By Christopher Hawthorne, Los Angeles Times

Ricardo Legorreta, the architect who introduced Mexican modernism to a global audience and who brought his crisp, brightly colored aesthetic to downtown Los Angeles with a controversial 1993 redesign of Pershing Square, has died. He was 80....

http://articles.latimes.com/2012/jan/08 ... a-20120108

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