By Glo­ria Mat­tio­ni — pho­tos by Gior­gio Possenti

In­si­de Bar­ra­gán — p. 160

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De­si­gned in the la­te 1940s, Ca­sa Pe­dre­gal is back to its for­mer glo­ry. Thanks to the pas­sion of the new ow­ner, com­mit­ted to en­han­cing the work of the Me­xi­can ma­ster Luis Bar­ra­gán is the mo­st fa­mous Me­xi­can mo­der­ni­st ar­chi­tect. His ar­chi­tec­tu­re has pu­re li­nes, es­sen­tial sha­pes, co­lours de­si­gned to blend in wi­th the land­sca­pe. In 1936, Bar­ra­gán mo­ved to Me­xi­co Ci­ty and in the 1940s, he bought a va­st plot of land, mo­stly co­ve­red by la­va erup­ted from the Po­po­ca­té­pe­tl volcano, in the sou­th- ea­st of the ci­ty. His uto­pia was to tran­sform this area in­to a new re­si­den­tial di­strict, the Jar­di­nes del Pe­dre­gal. This hou­se was com­mis­sio­ned by the Prie­to fa­mi­ly, who mo­ved

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