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Juan Sordo Madaleno

Mexico City, Mexico
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Juan Sordo Madaleno (October 1916, Mexico City - 12 March 1985) was a Mexican architect.

Sordo was one of the most important Mexican architects and worked with renowned architects, including Luis Barragan, Jose Villagran Garcia, Augusto H. Alvarez, Ricardo Legorreta, Francisco J. Serrano and Jose Adolfo Wiechers. Architecturally, he settled initially by the Bauhaus style and influence of Le Corbusier. He designed especially hotels and residential buildings. 1937, he founded his architectural firm, which is now under the Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos SC is known. On 20 June 1941 he married Magdalena Bringas Aguado. The marriage was the joint children Juan Jose (1942-1974), Magdalena (* 1944) and Javier (* 1956) showed. The latter is also an architect and heads since 1982, the architectural firm. 1963, he earned the Hacienda "La Laja" in Tequisquiapan in the Mexican state of Queretaro, where he successfully bred bulls and the family then lived.

Mexico City, Mexico