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Miguel Fisac posthumously awarded the Medalla de Oro de Castilla-La Mancha

Published: May 31, 2007

During the official event to celebrate the Day of the Region on 31st May 2007 in Quintanar de la Orden (Toledo), Miguel Fisac was awarded the Medalla de Oro de Castilla-La Mancha posthumously The regional President Jose Maria Barreda gave the award to one of Fisac’s grandchildren. Barreda emphasized the place the Miguel Fisac occupies in the history of modern architecture. This event was attended by the Chairman of the Miguel Fisac Foundation, Ramon Ruiz-Valdepeñas.

 Miguel Fisac Serna, born in Daimiel (Ciudad Real), graduated as an architect in Madrid and started his professional career in 1942, achieving a very personal style into which he incorporated original structural solutions in concrete. In 1994 he was awarded the Medalla de Oro de Arquitectura. In the 50s Fisac had revolutionized the appearance of Spanish churches. In October 2003, when he was ninety years old, Fisac was awarded the Premio Nacional de Arquitectura, following the unanimous agreement of the jury from the Ministry of Public Works.

 
 



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