March 14th, 2016

Ricardo Bofill

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La Muralla Roja (Red Wall). Housing Project in Calpe, Spain / Source: ArchDaily

Ricardo Bofill Leví, is a Spanish architect, who, since 1963, leads the international architectural and urban design practice Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura.

Ricardo Bofill was born into a family of builders in 1939, Barcelona.

I’m interested in my own history of errors.” R.B.

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Les Espaces d’Abraxas, Noisy-le-Grand / Source: ArchDaily
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Le Pavé Neuf, Noisy-le-Grand / Source: ArchDaily

At the age of 76, Ricardo has an extensive catalogue of projects around the globe. His firm has designed over 1,000 projects in more than 50 countries; always striving towards contemporary, minimal and innovative builds.  They are breathtaking and bold.

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Xanadu Calpe, Spain / ArchDaily

Ricardo traveled the whole of Spain while he was still young. He designed his first project, a summer house in Ibiza, at the age of 17!

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Summer House, Ibiza / Source: Divisare

His life long commitment to his work is admirable and a great source of inspiration to us. Below we have paired some of our Rox with his Walden 7 building.

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Source: Pedropegenaute