Architect Ricardo Legorreta, known for use of colors, has died

Famed Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta, who was known for his use of color, has died. One of his projects was the Max Palevsky Commons at the University of Chicago -- the 800-foot long purple, yellow and pink dormitory whose windows are surrounded by "handsome precast concrete, giving the walls a sense of depth and texture." The building drew some criticism, but as Nelson Wolff, a former mayor in San Antonio, where more of Legorreta's work exists, said, “Any time you do anything striking, you'll receive a lot of criticism."

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