Juan Sordo Madaleno
|Juan Sordo Madaleno|
October 28, 1916|
|Died||March 13, 1985
|Spouse(s)||Magdalena Bringas Aguado (1941–1985; his death)|
|Children||3 (1 deceased)|
Juan Sordo Madaleno (October 1916, Mexico City – 12 March 1985) was a Mexican architect.
Sordo was one of the most important Mexican architects of his era. He worked with other renowned architects, including Luis Barragán, Jose Villagran Garcia, Augusto H. Álvarez, Ricardo Legorreta, Francisco J. Serrano and José Adolfo Wiechers.
1937, he founded his architectural firm, now known as the Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos SC.
Their son Javier Sordo is also an architect and heads since 1982, the architectural firm. 1963, he earned the Hacienda "La Laja" in Tequisquiapan in the Mexican state of Querétaro, where he successfully bred bulls and the family then lived.
- Ortrun Engelkraut: Mexikos moderne Architektur: Kunstwerke zum Bewohnen (German).
- Luis Ramón Carazo: Sordo Madaleno (SPanish)
- Fabiola Reyes : Sordo Madaleno y Asociados (Spanish)
- Víctor Cano Sordo: Historia de la Hacienda de La Laja (Tequisquiapan, Qro.) (Spanish)