Born December 5, 1939, Ricardo Bofill died at 82 years, complications related to COVID-19, announced his family.
Le Monde with AFP
The Spanish architect at the international renown Ricardo Bofill died Friday at the age of 82 years of complications related to COVID-19, announced Friday, January 14 his family at the France-Presse agency.
Ricardo Bofill has swarmed his original touch around the world. In particular, it conceived in France the spaces of Abraxas in Noisy-le-Grand or the Antigone district in Montpellier, inspired by ancient Greece, or the Place de la Catalonia, behind the Montparnasse station in Paris.
Over your career, Bofill entered the closed club of “architects-stars” including Norman Foster, Renzo Piano or Jean New Jean.
Born on December 5, 1939 in Barcelona of a Catalan architect and a Venetian mother, he entered 1957 at the Ecole d’architecture of Barcelona, from which he was excluded for anti-Franciste militancy , before continuing his studies in Geneva.