Luis Barragan: Mexico’s Modern Master

A Mexican Master
In his column for the November 2001 issue, David Tisherman mentioned a number of designers who have influenced him through the years.  Even with my degree in landscape architecture, I have to concede that I was familiar with only about half the people to whom he called our attention. One of the designers I was unfamiliar with was Luis Barragan, so I picked up Luis Barragan:  Mexico's Modern Master, 1902-1988 (published by Monacelli Press Inc. in 1996 and written by Antonio Riggen Martinez) to find out something about him.     Barragan is now world famous, but that