Ricardo Bofill

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Ricardo Bofill Levi
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Born (1939-12-05) 5 December 1939 (age 81)
PracticeRicardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
ProjectsTerminal 1 at Barcelona Airport, Sunshine Upper East (Beijing, China), Paribas Marché Saint Honoré (Paris), Antigone Quarter(Montpellier), Swift Headquarters. La Hulpe (Belgium), United Airlines Tower (Chicago), Ginza Shiseido Building (Tokio), La Paix Residentiel (Dakar, Senegal), Port of Savona (Italy), Walden 7 (Sant Just Desvern, Barcelona)

Ricardo Bofill, also Ricard Bofill Leví (Catalan: [riˈkard buˈfiʎ ɫəˈβi]) (born December 5, 1939) is a Spanish architect. He works for Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura.[1] Bofill was born into a family of builders in 1939 in Barcelona, Spain. He studied at the Barcelona University School of Architecture and graduated from the School of Geneva.

At the age of seventeen Ricardo Bofill designed his first project, a summer home in Ibiza, and by twenty-three became lead architect of el Taller. Bofill has created over 1000 projects to date in over 50 countries.

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  1. Borges, Sofia. “Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura : Towards a Human Vernacular.” Berlin, Germany 2013.

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