Committee Decisions

28 COM 14B.54

Nominations of Cultural Properties to the World Heritage List (Luis Barragán House and Studio)

The World Heritage Committee,


1. Inscribes the Luis Barragán House and Studio, Mexico, on the World Heritage List on the basis of cultural criteria (i) and (ii):


Criterion (i): The House and Studio of Luis Barragán represents a masterpiece of the new developments in the Modern Movement, integrating traditional, philosophical and artistic currents into a new synthesis.


Criterion (ii): The work of Luis Barragán exhibits the integration of modern and traditional influences, which in turn have had an important impact especially on the design of garden and urban landscape design.


2. Recommends that the authorities formally enforce planning control within the proposed buffer zone and to take steps to remove any infringements that disturb
the visual integrity of the nominated property; and


3. Encourages the State Party to consider the possibility of a future serial extension of the property, linking it with other works of outstanding universal value of the
same architect.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Mexico
Session: 28COM