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Vásquez, Pedro Ramírez

Pedro Ramírez Vásquez (1919 - )

Thomas Kellner: 66#31 Mexico, Museo de Antropologia (architects: Jorge Campuzano,Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, Rafael Mijares) 2006, C-Print, 91x66,5cm / 35,8"x26,2", edition 12+3

Pedro Ramírez Vázquez is born 1919 in Mexico City. He was educated at UNAM and finished with a Bachelor of Architecture degree 1943. He was the construction of some of Mexico's most exemplary buildings of the 1960s and 1970s. He was the architect in charge of coordinating the Mexico City Olympics in 1968 and the World Cup in 1970. He is known for his modern architecture with influences from the European modern movement and Latin American modern architects.

 

Important works

Aztec Stadium, Mexico
National Anthropology Museum, Mexico
Tijuana Cultural Center, Mexico
The new Basilica of Guadalupe, Mexico
The Foreign Affairs Secretariat tower in Tlatelolco, Mexico