Featured Buildings and Architects

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Ricardo Porro

Ricardo Porro Hidalgo (November 3, 1925, Camagüey, Cuba – December 25, 2014, Paris, France) graduated from the School of Architecture at the University of Havana in 1949, having participated in the famous “burning of Vignola”.[1] After graduation, he traveled to Paris to pursue his graduate studies at the Sorbonne, where […]

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Eugenio Batista

Batista, Eugenio Eugenio Batista González de Mendoza (December 24, 1900, Havana – February 14, 1992, Miami FL) graduated from the School of Architecture at the University of Havana in 1924, and began working for Morales & Co., the leading firm in Cuba.[1] In 1927, he moved to New York to […]

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Max Borges Recio

Max Borges Recio (July 24, 1918, Havana – January 18, 2009, Falls Church, VA) came from a reputable family of architects.[1] His father Max Borges del Junco was a notable architect and engineer, building great mansions throughout the city.[2] He obtained his undergraduate degree in architecture at Georgia Tech (1939) […]