Rozana Montiel

Rozana Montiel is the founder of the Mexico-based architectural firm Rozana Montiel | Estudi de Arquitectura specializing in architectural design, artistic reconceptualizations of space, and the public domain. Currently, she is a visiting critic in the architecture department at AAP. Montiel's work is the winner of the Overall Award and first place of the Moving category by Archmarathon Awards, Miami (2017); the Moira Gemmill prize by The Architectural Review, London (2017); and the Emerging Voices Award for the Architectural League of New York (2016). Her interdisciplinary work has been exhibited in Mexico, Spain, France, the U.S., England, and China, and presented in the Venice, Sao Paulo, Rotterdam, Lima, and Chile biennials. Montiel is a member of the editorial board of Arquine. She holds a bachelor of arts in architecture and urban planning from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico, and a master of arts in architectural theory and criticism from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

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Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 4101/4102/5101/5116/8913 Option StudioAdvanced programs in architectural design, with options in, but not limited to, urban design, architectural technology, computational design, ecology, culture, and representation.

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships (Selected)

  • Rockefeller Foundation Fellow as an Arts and Literary Resident to the Bellagio Center, Italy (2017)
  • Schelling Architecture Prize nomination, Germany (2016)
  • National Art Creators System Grant (CONACULTA), Mexico (2010 and 2013)

Exhibitions and Presentations (Selected)

  • Mexican curator at the Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial
  • Inhabiting different species of speces, Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2017)
  • Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas, Tamayo Museum/ Harvard GSD, Mexico City (2017)

Publications (Selected)

  • "One spread room," Arquine (2017)
  • "Mexican Architectures. The best of the 21st century," Arquine (2017)
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