• How Luis Barragán Used Light to Make Us See Color

    2 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    © 2018 Barragan Foundation, Switzerland/SOMAAP; Fred Sandback Archive
    In Luis Barragán's poetic imagination color plays as significant a role as dimension or space. Rough textures and water reflections heighten the impact of bright sunlight in his colorful buildings. But where does such vibrancy come from and how is it heightened by the architecture itself?
    © 2018 Barragan Foundation, Switzerland/SOMAAP; Fred Sandback Archive
    Protecting Walls The walls in Barragán's architecture not only carefully frame views, but also cast shadow or render the play of shadows by trees. His compositions...
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