AnA | Mexico Edition

Together with you, we are touring the world to listen to the most celebrated architects of our time share their unique paths and talk to them about their challenges, dreams, and ideas. It is one country, two world-renowned names, and their unique stories of becoming and being an architect at each event. 

On Thursday, May 20th, 2021, live at 13:00 CDT (CDMX time) / 20:00 CEST (Berlin time), we will welcome two of Mexico’s most influential architects. Register below to receive the access link to the live stream. Don’t worry – you can watch the event later via the link if you can’t join live.

The two following architects will talk on our virtual stage about their personal experiences and important creative periods in their lives and, as always at “AnA“, none of their projects may be mentioned:

Enrique Norten, TEN Arquitectos, www.ten-arquitectos.com
Gabriela Carrillo, Taller Gabriela Carrillo, www.gabrielacarrillo.mx

This event is kindly supported by Sky-Frame.



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Programme live 

12:45 (CDT, CDMX time) – “Doors open”
13:00 – 13:10 – Welcome
13:10 – 14:10 – Speakers (20-Minute talk & 10-Minute interview)
14:10 – 14:30 – Discussion with questions from the audience

** Remember that if you cannot join us live, you can register, save the livestream link and watch it later. **

Information about the speakers

Enrique Norten is the founder and director of TEN Arquitectos (Taller de Enrique Norten Arquitectos) with 35 years of experience and more than 60 built projects that has deserved various national and international distinctions. As an academic, has taught the Miller, Emil Lorch and Elliot Nayes Chairs of the Pennsylvania, Michigan and Harvard Universities, respectively. He has also been at the Columbia University, the Pratt Institute, the Parsons School of Design, the Houston University and the Universidad Iberoamericana and Cornell University, as an invited professor.

Since 1986 he is an active member of the Colegio de Arquitectos de México and the Sociedad de Arquitectos de México (CAMSAM), also since 1997 he is an honorary member from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). In 2005 he received the Leonardo da Vinci World Arts Award and two years later, the Legacy Award from the Smithsonian Institution. In 2018 Enrique Norten was recognized with the highest distinction of the Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes: the Fine Arts Medal of Architecture, the most important award that the institution grants based on his contributions and work, both nationally and internationally. Likewise, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs appointed him a member of the Council for Cultural Diplomacy, thereby confirming his work within international architecture. www.ten-arquitectos.com

Gabriela Carrillo began professional practice in 1997 in “Vinculación y Proyectos Especiales” at UNAM. In 2001 she started collaborating with Mauricio Rocha, partnering with him in 2011 to form TallerRochaCarrillo. Since 2017 she has alternated her practice with her own Taller Gabriela Carrillo, where develops public and private projects as well as museography and ephemeral interventionsand, that same year she developed an academic and research project Estudio RX with Loreta Castro at the Faculty of Architecture UNAM, where she currently academic practice. In 2019, she started a collective called C733, collaboration that works in public projects. She has been an academic for more than 15 years at the UNAM, as well as others such as Harvard GSD, WAVE program at the University of Venice an the University of New Mexico, among other.

Since 2019, she is a member of the National System of Art Creators of FONCA. She has received multiple recognitions of national and international, such as the Emerging Voices Award in 2014, Federico Mariscal Chair in the Faculty of Architecture UNAM, the “Médaille d’Or Palmarés 2019” the highest recognition from the Academy of Architecture of France and the “Women Architect of the Year 2017” award granted by The Architectural Review. In 2020 she was a finalist in the Emerging Awards by The Architectural Review for her carrier path and awarded as “Architect of the Year” by Architectural Digest Mexico. www.gabrielacarrillo.mx

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