Architecture Lecture Series: Gabriela Carrillo

Monday, September 17, 6:00 pm
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Nave Alcove, San Francisco Campus

Gabriela Carrillo Valadez was graduated with honors from the Faculty of Architecture at UNAM where she has been an academic since 2003. Since 2001 she has been collaborating with Mauricio Rocha till 2011 when they created Taller | Rocha + Carrillo |. Among their most representative projects is: School of Plastic Arts and San Pablo Academic and Cultural Center in Oaxaca, Library for blind and visually impaired people in Ciudadela, recently the Criminal Courts for oral trials in Pátzcuaro Michoacán, the Deans Building School of Commercial Banking, and Cuatro Caminos Photo Museum in Mexico City. In 2016 she worked for the exhibition "The Great Animal Orchestra" at the Cartier Foundation in Paris and the Pavilion for Hermès at the furniture fair in Milan.

She has given lectures, workshops and postgraduates in different universities in Mexico, USA and different countries in South America. Magazines, books and exhibitions nationally and internationally have published and highlighted her work which has been awarded in national and international competitions such as the Biennial of Mexican Architecture, Iberoamericana and Panamericana. In 2012, the Faculty of Architecture from the UNAM awarded them with the Federico Mariscal Chair, the highest recognition of this Maximum House of Studies for professional practice, as well as the Emerging Voices Award in 2014 by the Architectural League of New York. Last year she was honored with the international award promoted by English publications: Architectural Review and Architects Journal as "Architect of the Year 2017".

Free and open to the public