Luis Barragán House and Studio

The Luis Barragán House and Studio, often referred to as Casa Luis Barragán, is a museum situated in the Miguel Hidalgo district of Mexico City. Owned by the Fundación de Arquitectura Tapatía and the Government of the State of Jalisco, the building was the former residence of architect Luis Barragán, who constructed it in 1948. Inside the residence are pieces of original furniture and personal objects of Barragán's, including artwork from the 16th to 20th century from Picasso, Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, Jesús Reyes Ferreira and Miguel Covarrubias. The building was converted into a museum in 1994, and in 2004 it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for being one of the most important and influential examples of modern Mexican architecture. Tours of the museum are available by appointment only.


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