Lina Bo Bardi

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: January 01, 1914

Date of Death: January 01, 1992

Birth City: Rome

Resident City: Sao Paulo

Notes: Also worked as a furniture and jewelry designer, artist, scenery and wardrobe producer and exhibit curator.



No specialties on record


Employer: Office of Gio Ponti

Title: Assistant

City: Milan

Employer: Own office

Employer: Domus

Title: Editor

End Date: January 01, 1944


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Title: The Zurich Museum of Design

Description: Exhibition of her life's work.

City: Zurich

Notable Projects

Title: Sao Paulo Museum of Art

Description: A bold design comprising two huge, red, reinforced concrete frames from which the main body of the building is suspended.

City: Sao Paulo

Start Date: January 01, 1957

End Date: January 01, 1968


Title: SESC - Pompeia Factor

City: Sao Paulo

End Date: January 01, 1977

Title: Glass House

Description: A simple cube which appears to float above extremely slender support piers.


Institution: Università La Sapienza di Roma

Department: Facoltà di Architettura

Degree: Architecture


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Professional Affiliations

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Publications By

Title: Lina Bo Bardi

Publisher: Charta

City: Milano

Title: A Cultura della Vita

Co-author: Bruno Zevi

City: Rome

Notes: Weekly Magazine

Publications About

Title: Subtle Substances of Architecture: Lina Bo Bardi

Author: Olivia de Oliverira

Publisher: Gill


Notes: ASIN: B000UJ9TY4