Ricardo Bofill

Ricardo Bofill

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   Ricardo Bofill, a well-known Spanish architect, enjoys the reputation of "architectural talent". When he was only 24 years old, he founded the intellectual elite group "TALLER DE ARQVITECTURA", which gathers architects, poets, artists, musicians and mathematicians. "(Taylor Architects).
   Ricardo Bofill is an honorary member of many national architectural associations and has been awarded honorary doctorate by many universities. The Saldanha Building in Lisbon won the Best Building of the Year Award in 1998; the Donnelley Building won the Real Estate Development of the Year Award (1993, Chicago Sun Times) and the Best New Building Award from 1990 to 1996 and more than ten awards. In addition to architectural design, Ricardo Bofill has made outstanding academic achievements. He has written "Urban Architecture", "Space Design" and other articles and review articles.
  Ricardo Bofill was born in Barcelona, ​​Spain, and studied at the Architecture School in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1963, he initiated and founded the "Architectural Design Room (Taller de Arquitectura)" composed of architects, engineers, sociologists and philosophers.
  The Barcelona Airport expansion project in 1991 is a successful example. It also designed the Valladolid Concert Hall in Spain, the Metz Concert Hall in France and the Sheffield Conservatory of Rice University in Houston, USA.
  Residential is another field that the architectural design office has devoted to research. A typical example is the new city of Paris. The residential areas they built in Barcelona, ​​Stockholm and The Hague have established their important position in the field of European architecture.
The design studio also demonstrated outstanding talents in office building design. The most outstanding office buildings include Tokyo’s Shiseido Building, Chicago’s Dearborn Center (completed in 2003) and Donnelley Building (completed in 1992, the first one designed by Mr. Poffel) Skyscrapers).

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