Ricardo Bofill

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Ricardo Bofill Leví
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Born(1939-12-05)5 December 1939
Died14 January 2022(2022-01-14) (aged 82)
Barcelona, Spain
Spouse(s)Serena Vergano (divorced)
Partner(s)Marta de Vilallonga
PracticeRicardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura

Ricardo Bofill Leví (Catalan: [riˈkaɾðu buˈfiʎ ləˈβi]; 5 December 1939 – 14 January 2022) 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. Bofill has two sons, both of whom worked with him at Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura: Ricardo Emilio (born 1965) and Pablo (born 1980). He lived in Barcelona together with designer Marta de Vilallonga [ca].[2]

Ricardo Bofill died in Barcelona on 14 January 2022, at the age of 82 from COVID-19.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Borges, Sofia. “Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura : Towards a Human Vernacular.” Berlin, Germany 2013.
  2. Josep Sandoval (14 June 2014). "Se casó Pablo Bofill, hijo del arquitecto". La Vanguardia.
  3. Zabalbeascoa, Anatxu (14 January 2022). "Muere Ricardo Bofill, el más cosmopolita de los arquitectos españoles". El Pais. Retrieved 14 January 2022.

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