Ricardo Legorreta

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Birthday
7, 1931
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Dec 30, 2011 (80)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1931
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Dec 30, 2011 (80)

About

Mexican architect whose work included the Cathedral of Managua; designed private houses, public buildings, and master plans.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in 1953. He opened his own practice in 1963 after spending five years employed by José Villagrán García.

Trivia

He received the 1999 UIA Gold Medal, the 2000 AIA Gold Medal, and the 2011 Praemium Imperiale.

Family Life

He was divorced and had six children.

Associated With

He and soccer player Diego Reyes were both born in Mexico City, albeit in different generations.