MOYOCOYANI
This is my Bachelor's Thesis, a dissertation on the design of memory throughout the past 5 centuries and where we should head in this 21st Century
March 11, 2013
Memoria Damnificada
Article written for renowned lifestyle magazine "Gatopardo" explaining the difference between moments and memorials and how this misunderstanding causes problems in public works of architecture, specifically the Earthquake Memorial in Mexico City.
June 11, 2018
Alterritorios
Truth be told, it's hard to explain just what Alterritorios is. There were over 100 participants through 3 years of workshops in Alterritorios. Created with Francisco Erazo, Nuria Benítez, Ismael Rodríguez, Juan Manuel Erazo, and many other collaborators.
January 01, 2016
Irrestorable - MVT Journal
A critical theory article I wrote, originally published in the online Art & Architectural journal: MVT
March 10, 2016
RUMAH
Using the same methodology as in Alterritorios, I was invited in summer 2014 to facilitate a workshop in Bandung, Indonesia meant to inspire a group of Indonesian artists, architects, urban designers, product designers (and a writer) to create a memorial in a rapidly gentrifying community.
June 11, 2014
Arquine: Construir Demoliendo
An article I wrote published in the international Spanish Architecture and Design magazine Arquine
September 06, 2015
Arte Polis
In summer 2010 and summer 2014 I was invited to speak at the Arte-Polis International Conference on Creative Culture and the Making of Place, hosted by the Technical Institute of Bandung. Thus, with the support of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, I flew across the Pacific as an ambassador to South Asia, speaking of my work as an architect interested in creating alternative design processes to achieve more democratic, critical and diverse architecture.
June 11, 2014
CONFERENCES
Throughout the years I have given several conferences at academic settings.
June 11, 2017
Vaciar y volver a llenar
Article about Mexico's most important public square: the Zócalo.
December 01, 2015
Nuestros M²
Originally published on online newspaper MásDe131, this article develops a case against a private-publically funded project in Mexico City.
November 01, 2015
Rayo Gentrificador
Article about gentrification in Mexico City. Originally published on the MásDe131 Newspaper.
May 14, 2015
Silo de Celuloide
Critical architecture article for the Museum of Film project by Taller de Arquitectura Rocha Carrillo. Originally published in the international magazine Domus
December 11, 2013
TEQUIO
In 2008, a chance meeting embarked me on my first practice as an architect on the field. A group of otomí women, indigenous to a region close to Mexico City, had earned a grant and they had wished to build a Community Center that could harbour their artisanal activities. Throughout the next 2 years, I collaborated with them as we developed a participative process to design and construct the building.
November 01, 2011
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