Juan Sordo Madaleno
Juan Sordo Madaleno
|Died||March 13, 1985 (aged 68)|
|Spouse(s)||Magdalena Bringas Aguado (1941–1985; his death)|
|Children||3 (1 deceased)|
|Awards||Honorary Fellow AIA|
Juan Sordo Madaleno (October 1916, Mexico City – 12 March 1985, Idem) was a Mexican architect.
Sordo Madaleno 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.
In 1937, he founded his architectural firm, now known as the Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos SC.
Their son Javier Sordo Madaleno Bringas is also an architect and heads since 1982, the architectural firm. In 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.
- 1951 — Cine Ermita - Mexico City
- 1954 — Cine París - Mexico City
- 1958 — Contigo Tower (formerly named Torre Anáhuac) - Mexico City
- 1959 — Hotel El Presidente - Acapulco
- 1958 — Cabaret La Jacaranda del Hotel El Presidente (in collaboration with Félix Candela) - Acapulco
- 1960 — Merck-Sharp & Dohme Factory - Mexico City
- 1961 — María Isabel Hotel - Mexico City (in collaboration with José Villagrán García)
- 1961 — San Ignacio de Loyola Church - Mexico City
- 1962 — Cartuchos Deportivos de México (in collaboration with Félix Candela) - Cuernavaca
- 1964 — Palacio de Justicia - Mexico City (in collaboration with José Adolfo Wiechers)
- 1969 — Plaza Universidad - Mexico City
- 1969 — El Presidente Hotel - Cozumel
- 1971 — Plaza Satélite - Ciudad Satélite, Naucalpan
- 1974 — El Presidente Hotel - Cancun,
- 1975 — Palmas 555 - Mexico City
- 1976 — Centro Corporativo Bancomer - Mexico City
- 1977 — Hotel Presidente InterContinental - Mexico City
- Ortrun Engelkraut: Mexikos moderne Architektur: Kunstwerke zum Bewohnen (German).
- Luis Ramón Carazo: Sordo Madaleno Archived 2009-04-25 at the Wayback Machine. (SPanish)
- Fabiola Reyes : Sordo Madaleno y Asociados Archived 2009-03-09 at the Wayback Machine. (Spanish)
- Víctor Cano Sordo: Historia de la Hacienda de La Laja (Tequisquiapan, Qro.) (Spanish)