Lina Bo Bardi

Lina Bo Bardi was a visionary Italian-Brazilian architect, designer, and writer known for her contributions to modern architecture in Brazil. Born on December 5, 1914, and passing away on March 20, 1992, Bo Bardi’s work was characterized by a strong social commitment and a focus on the cultural context. Her designs often incorporated traditional Brazilian materials and construction techniques, merging modernist principles with local heritage. Notable works include the São Paulo Museum of Art and the SESC Pompéia, both of which showcase her innovative use of concrete and glass and her ability to create spaces that foster community engagement and cultural expression. Her work continues to inspire architects for its creativity, social awareness, and emphasis on accessibility and inclusivity.

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