June 21, 2021

Federico Correa, key architect of Olympic Barcelona, ​​dies

The architect Federico Correa, who participated in the ordination of the Montjuic Olympic Ring and in the remodeling of the Olympic Stadium for the Barcelona’92 Games, has died today in the Catalan capital at the age of 96.

He College of Architects of Catalonia (COAC) has lamented on his Twitter account the death of Correa, whom he has defined as “one of the most influential architects of 20th century architecture” and “a great master of various generations of architects.”

Federico Correa developed a professional career that made him one of the great figures of the Modern Movement of Catalonia, first in the study of Jose Antonio Coderch and since 1953 in which he created with his fellow student Alfonso Milà Sagnier, with whom he worked for decades in the development of building projects, and also as an interior designer.


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