• Chapel of Milagrosa with a service of initiation 

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      A young woman enterring the convent as a novitiate. The mosaic shows Natives worshipping at the shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe.
    • Façade of El Atillo 

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      A large concrete cross supports the apex of the roof at the façade of the church.
    • La Iglesia de la Piedad 

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      Enrique Lagenscheidt, architect. Mexico, Department Federale, 1944-57. Among the modern churches of reenforced concrete in Mexico City this modern structure maintains the traditional plan of the Latin cross.
    • Satellite Towers 

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      Luis Barragan architect, Alexandro Margain, engineer. 1957. The abstract towers were the signature for a new residential development for the burgeoning Mexico City.
    • Hospitality 

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      The Guilardi's provided hospitality for our group.
    • The horses 

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    • Return to street from the convent 

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      With the impoverished outside the convent door waiting for the grace of others. Isabel Mount Miller, Jean Myers, and ?
    • Apartment of Father Lopez 

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    • Iglesia de la Santa Cruz del Pedregal 

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      Designed by Luis Barragan, architect with Antonio Attolini, 1956. This popular church serviced by an entirely Native priesthood ministers to 10,000 congregants a week. The abstract sculpture in the façade is an obvious ...
    • Chapel in San Joaquin 

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      Close up of the altar in its simplicity. Blocks of stone inscribed with a simple "icthus." Behind the altar to the side is the tabernacle for the reserved host.
    • La iglesia de la Santa Monica 

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      Fernando Lopez and Felix Candela, architects. 1966. Candela works his concrete magic with twelve ribs which let the roof ceiling ascend to skylights terminating in exterior triangles.
    • Looking through the kitchen to the studio 

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      Structural member on the right.
    • Entry to breakfast nook 

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      Barragan's palette of strong colors is found on the interior as well as exterior.
    • Pulpit and altar 

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      The pulpit and altar reenforce the simplicity of the church.
    • Statue of The Virgin 

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      While the convent is dedicated to the pure heart of The Virgin the image of The Virgin between altar and cross is focused upon the celebration of the Sacrament.
    • Chapel in San Joaquin 

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      This contemporary chapel has a simple pulpit to the left, altar, and tabernacle for the reserved host.
    • El Altillo 

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      Enrique de Mora and Felix Candela, architects. The full title for the chapel is "the Capilla de los Missionaros del Espirito Santo." 1956-58.
    • Entry 

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      The simplicity of the great entrance doors bid a simple welcome.
    • Water sculpture by Barragan 

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      Part of the residential development. Las arboledes, 1958-61.