Agencia EFEApril 17, 2013 14:02
Mexico City, Apr 17 (EFE).- Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, one of Mexico's most distinguished architects, has died from pneumonia, the National Culture and Arts Council, or Conaculta, said. He was 94.
The architect, who designed Mexico City's iconic Azteca Stadium and the new Basilica of Guadalupe, died on Tuesday, the Conaculta said.
Ramirez Vazquez was the "most prolific Mexican architect and urban planner in national life in the 20th century," the Conaculta said.
The architect died on his 94th birthday, the cultural agency said in a statement.