Fernando de Higueras Díaz

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Fernando de Higueras Díaz, Spain : Architecture

20th Century Spanish Architects Practice

Fernando de Higueras Díaz Architect

Fernando de Higueras Díaz, Spain

1930 – 2008

Fernando de Higueras Díaz was a Spanish architect. He was one of the most famous architects in the world during the 1970s. He was born in Madrid, Spain.

He graduated as an architect from the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid in 1959. His work is recognized worldwide as an original and interesting union of constructivist, rationalist and organic architecture.

Higueras was also a musician, a painter and photographer.

La Macarrona Residence, Somosaguas, Madrid – 1976:
La Macarrona Residence
photo from e-ibp

The architecture of Fernando Higueras displays a constructive adaptation to the natural and physical environment. He had an understanding of architecture from popular contemporary approaches.

His work appears in MOMA in New York.

Fernando de Higueras Díaz – Key Projects

Spanish Pavilion, New York, USA
Date built: 1963

Multi-purpose building for Montecarlo
Date built: 1969

La Macarrona Residence, Somosaguas, Madrid, Spain
Dates built: 1971-76

Fierro House, Marbella, Spain
Date built: 1971

The Castellana, 266 Paseo de la Castellana, Madrid, Spain

Sede del Instituto del Patrimonio Histórico Español, Spain

The Museo de Antonio López Torres, Tomelloso, Ciudad Real, Spain

Fernando Higueras won several architectural competitions, including the Montecarlo Polivalet Building (1969) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abu Dhabi (1980).

Interior of a Fernando de Higueras Díaz building:
Fernando de Higueras Díaz
photo from e-ibp

Fernando died on January 30, 2008, in Madrid, aged 77 years.


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Fernando de Higueras Díaz – Practice Information

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Madrid Architecture – Selection

Mirador Sanchinarro
MVRDV / Blanca Lleó Associates
Mirador Building
photo : Rob’t Hart

Madrid Housing

Madrid House by A-cero
Projection Mapping by Onionlab
Madrid House Projection Mapping
image from Onionlab

Madrid House

Museum ABC
Aranguren & Gallegos Arquitectos
Museum ABC Madrid
photo : Jesus Granada

Madrid Museum

Architecture Studios

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