Archinect - News 2014-12-20T02:23:22-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/72688070/a-journalist-remembers-mexican-architect-pedro-ramirez-vazquez A journalist remembers Mexican architect Pedro Ramirez Vazquez Orhan Ayyüce 2013-05-07T13:33:00-04:00 >2013-05-13T22:18:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bq/bqfofib0kl18zm9z.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architecture and journalism, like politics, sometimes make strange bedfellows.</p></em><br /><br /><p> "Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, the great Mexican builder who died April 16 at age 94, was responsible for many of the monumental public works that defined the Modernist look and aspirations of his country in the post-World War II era. Among his projects were the stunning Museum of Anthropology in Chapultepec Park, the Azteca stadium, the Basilica de Guadalupe (all in Mexico City), the Museo Amparo in Puebla and the Centro Cultural de Tijuana."</p> <p> Elena Poniatowska interview in&nbsp;<a href="http://www.jornada.unam.mx/ultimas/2013/05/05/11464744-adios-al-arquitecto-pedro-ramirez-vazquez" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">La Jornada</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/71480011/pedro-ram-rez-v-zquez-mexican-architect-dies-at-94 Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, Mexican Architect, Dies at 94 Archinect 2013-04-18T12:28:00-04:00 >2013-04-18T22:00:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/81/815b2dcb73a9ef1d3fe11439f6096822.jpg" width="190" height="241" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Pedro Ram&iacute;rez V&aacute;zquez, the architect who led many of Mexico&rsquo;s landmark Modernist construction projects of the mid-20th century, including museums, the country&rsquo;s largest sports stadium and the shrine that attracts its most important religious pilgrimage, died on Tuesday, his 94th birthday, in Mexico City.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>