studio / Team

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Carlos M. Hernández Díaz

 

(Guadalajara, Mexico, 1980)

He graduated in architecture at ITESM campus Guadalajara in 2003; attended the third year of architecture at the Politecnico di Torino (Italy) in 2001; obtained the degree of Master “Laboratorio de la Vivienda del siglo XXI” at Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña Barcelona (Spain) in 2009 with the thesis “Reciclaje Urbano de Industria aVivienda.” In 2010 he got a postgraduate degree in urban planning and landscape at the Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya, Barcelona.

He has collaborated with several architectural firms, Archikubik (2002) in Barcelona, ​​Spain, JC Name Arquitectos (2003-2007) in Guadalajara, Mexico, Diputación de Barcelona (2009-2010), in Barcelona, ​​Spain. Since 2010, he has worked with Alessandra Cireddu, with whom he founded EMA (Espacio Multicultural de Arquitectura). Their projects have been published in magazines such as “Architectural Digest” (Mexico), “Nya Rum” (Sweden) and in the book “Mexican Architectures, the best of the 21st century”, vol. 5 (Arquine, 2014). His projects have been part of the exhibition in the “1er Congreso Internacional de Vivienda Colectiva Sostenible”, in Barcelona; he co-authored with Alessandra Cireddu of the paper “El arquitecto y el trabajo no remunerado”, NACRA, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

He has been professor at ITESM, Campus Guadalajara since 2011, where he has taught the courses “Proyectos Integradores I” (curricular, 4th year) and Vivienda y Ciudad (open elective). He collaborates with the Master Laboratorio de la Vivienda del Siglo XXI, he has been professor for the 1st edition of the master in Mexico City, Universidad Iberoamericana.

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Alessandra Cireddu

 

(Cagliari, Italy, 1979)

She graduated in Engineering/Architecture with honors at Università di Cagliari (Italy) in 2004; attended the fourth year of study (2002-2003) at the Universidad de León (Spain). She obtained the degree of Master “Laboratorio de la Vivienda del siglo XXI” at ETSAB, Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña in Barcelona (Spain) in 2010 with the thesis “Nomad reflections about housing”, a study about mobility, changing society, ways of living and dwelling, focused on spatial and temporal aspects of flat sharing in Barcelona. She is a Phd fellow at Universidad de Guadalajara (CUAAD, UdG).

She has collaborated with the architectural firms C&M Architects (2004-2005) in Cagliari, Italy, Anthony Reddy Associates (2006-2008) in Dublin, Ireland.

In 2010, she founded EMA – Espacio Multicultural de Arquitectura with Carlos M. Hernandez. Their projects have been published in magazines such as “Architectural Digest”, “Nya Rum” and in the book “Mexican Architectures, the best of the 21st century, vol. 5″ (Arquine, 2014).

Her projects have been part of the exhibition in the “1er Congreso Internacional de Vivienda Colectiva Sostenible”, in Barcelona.

She is author of papers about ethics, society, architecture and urbanism (e.g. “La vivienda de nuestro tiempo”, “Urbanismo desde una perspectiva de genero”, “El arquitecto y el trabajo no remunerado”).

She has been professor at ITESM, Campus Guadalajara since 2011, where she has been in charge of the courses “Fundamentos del diseño I” (curricular, 1st year), “Proyectos Integradores I” (curricular, 4th year) and “Vivienda y Ciudad” (open elective). She collaborates with the Master “Laboratorio de la Vivienda del Siglo XXI”, Barcelona; in 2013, she was professor for the I edition of the master in Mexico City, Universidad Iberoamericana.

Her investigation field aims to social aspects of urbanism and architecture, focusing on the transformation of cities through housing, urban sprawl, people participation in design process, social housing, gender perspective, experimental housing projects. She is currently Architecture Program Director at ITESM Campus Guadalajara (since January 2015).