Cadette Journal — Architecture

Allison Asis
A visit to Luis Barragán's Casa Pedregal

A visit to Luis Barragán's Casa Pedregal

During my recent trip to Mexico City, I had the pleasure of visiting Luis Barragán's Casa Prieto López, also known as Casa Pedregal. Prior to the trip, I admired Barragán's work from afar. Obsessing over visuals that I would come across online. Most notable was his refreshing use of vibrant & bold colours, thoughtfully intersecting lines, unexpected play on natural light in & around each building – his work is truly some of the most visually-satisfying sights I'd ever seen. I honestly dreamt of the day when I would experience his architecture up close, in person. Booking a tour at both Casa Pedregal & his personal home & studio (now a...

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