Pedro Ramírez Vázquez

Mexican Architect

Born in Mexico City on April 16, 1919. Died on April 16, 2013.
Bachelor or Architecture with the first thesis of urbanplanning in Mexico.
Doctor Honoris Causa by 7 Universities.

MAJOR WORKS:

Presidents Museum in Saltillo Coahuila, 2011
Theatre Auditorium in Piedras Negras, 2010
The New Convention Center in Chetumal, 2010
Auditorio Siglo XXI in Puebla, 2004
The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, 1996
The Mexican Pavillion in Seville ´92
Museo Amparo in Puebla, 1991
Museo del Templo Mayor, 1987
The International Olympic Committee Headquarters in Lausanne, 1986
The Nuvia Museum in Egypt, 1984
Centro Cultural Tijuana, 1982
Seat of Congress, 1981
Basilic of Guadalupe, 1976
Embassy of Japan in Mexico, 1976
Japanese Mexican Lyceum, 1976
Presidential House San José, Costa Rica, 1976
Government Center and Planning for the City ofDodoma, The New Capital of Tanzania, 1974
Cuauhtemoc Stadium in Puebla, 1967
Azteca Stadium, 1966
Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tlatelolco, 1965
National Museum ofAnthropology, 1964
Flags Of Mexico in the New York World’s Fair 1964, Seattle 1962, andBrussels 1958
Gallery of History in Chapultepec, 1960
16 Popular Markets in Mexico City,1955-1957
Faculty of Medicine in Universitary City, 1952.
Throughout his career he has been decorated by the following Countries: Germany, Belgium,Brazil, Bulgaria, Spain, USA, Finland, France, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Senegal,Sweden and Switzerland.

PRIZES AND AWARDS:

Gold Medal of Fine Arts,National Arts Awards, “aga khan Architecture” for his contributionto the enrichment of Muslim Culture, a creditor of the Olympic Order, the Award for BestEuropean Museum by “The Olympic Museum” The Great Medal of The InternationalAcademy of Architecture in France and his name was written in the Golden Book of Israelby the brilliant performance of The Games of The Olympiad in Mexico 68.

MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS AMONG OTHERS:

International Olympic Committee, Science Advisory Council of the Presidency of theRepublic, International Academy of Architecture, Academy of The Kingdom of Morocco,American Institute of Architects, The Supreme Council College of Architects of Spain,International Planning Committee of the city of Jerusalem, Member and Chairmanof the Committee for The Defense of The Jewish Minority in The SovietUnion, 1976-1980.

DESIGNS:

Silver designs for signature Tane Goldsmiths in Mexico, Crystal Designs for signatureDaum Nancy, France and personal designs in Mexico.Some of his glass design can be seen in the Olympic museum in Lausanne; inHolmenkollen Ski Museum, Oslo; in Jean Staub Collection in Hamar, Norway; Museumof Glass in Monterrey; Museum Amparo in Puebla, Museum of Death in Aguascalientes, Presidents Museum in Saltillo Coahuila; and Hall of Fame Museum Club Deportivo Toluca,Mexico State. Exclusive designs in silver for D’Argenta, Mexico 2012.