Lecture at Taliesin 2017 Symposium, Arizona

Carlos Bedoya and Abel Perles will participate as speakers in TALIESIN 2017 SYMPOSIUM. The symposium “Shelter: Redefining Refuge” will examine that legacy in the context of some of the best adaptation and reuse strategies for small, energy efficient dwellings being designed and built around the world today. The Symposium starts at the Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West Pavilion in Scottsdale, Arizona with lectures from an internationally-recognized group of professionals. www.taliesin.edu/taliesin-2017-symposium

UCLA A.UD LECTURE Series: Chicago Architecture Biennial

Wonne Ickx speaks about PRODUCTORA’s project “Two Towers” at the Chicago Architecture Biennial 2017. Together with the other UCLA A.UD Chicago Architecture Biennial participants: Erin Besler, Sarah Hearne, Wonne Ickx,  Andrew Kovacs, Jimenez Lai and Sylvia Lavin and with Mark Lee and Sharon Johnston, curators of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennale “Make New History”. Moderator is Michael Osman (UCLA AUD Associate Professor).  Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:30pm  – Perloff Hall, UCLA

International Seminar at the PUPC in Lima, Peru

Wonne Ickx gives a lecture on Monday, October 16th in Lima, Peru as part of the program of the International Seminar “Otherness, Visions of Today’s Architecture” that takes place at the Catholic University of Peru. The event  is organized from October 16th to 20th, 2017 and includes as well the following speakers: Horacio Torrent, Sebastián Irarrázaval, Alvaro Puntoni, Stan Allen, Billie Tsien y Kazuyo Sejima.

Two Towers – Chicago Architectural Biennial 2017

PRODUCTORA presents two models at the Chicago Biennial. The first one (at the Chicago Cultural Center) is a 5 meter high tower fully hand-colored – as if it were a sketch – with blue and red BIC pen. A second one is about 100 times smaller and located within one of the Thorne Miniature Rooms at the The Art Institute of Chicago. This miniature model is made by Chicago miniature artist Michael Yurkovic. Two Towers – Chicago Architectural Biennial 2017

Exhibition design for “The Words of Others” at REDCAT, Los Angeles

The exhibition “The Words of Others, León Ferrari and Rhetoric in Times of War” opens at the REDCAT Gallery in Los Angeles. The exhibition, curated by Ruth Estevez, Miguel López and Agustín Diez Fischer, is the most significant solo exhibition of work by Argentine artist León Ferrari (Buenos Aires, 1920 – 2013) in the U.S. and features the first full performance of his seminal 1967 publication “Palabras Ajenas /The Words of Others”. PRODUCTORA was in charge of the exhibition design of the show which is part of the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time festival: LA/LA 2017.

Venice Architecture Biennale 2008

PRODUCTORA was invited to represent Mexico at the next Architectural Biennale in Venice together with the following architects: Architecture 911, At 103, Dellekamp Architects + Gerardo Asali, Front Architecture, Mauricio Rocha ñ Architecture Workshop, Michel Rojkind Architects, Tatiana Bilbao and Taller Territorial de Mexico. Curator of the Mexican contribution is Javier Sanchéz.

PRODUCTORA and Lucio Muniain win the International Architecture Competition for the CAF Headquarters in Caracas

Press release CAF (Caracas, 24 September 2008) – The Mexican firm “PRODUCTORA” wins the International Architecture competition for the New Headquarters of the CAF. The CAF made public that the Mexican firm PRODUCTORA, in collaboration with “Lucio Muniain et al”, are the winners of the International Architecture competition for the New Headquarters of the Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF). The jury emitted their decision explaining that the proposal envisions a simple and pertinent synthesis of the criteria of sustainability, urban and architectural quality combined with functional efficiency and integrates public spaces in favor of the community. In a first phase of this competition the CAF invited firms from 17 countries who form part of the Corporation to present their interest in the competition. After a process of selection 52 firms were invited and proposals were received from 12 different nations: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, México, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. The second prize was for the firm Andrade Morettin Arquitectos Asociados Ltda. from Brazil and the third prize went to the Spanish firm QVE-arquitectos. The architectural studios that obtained mentions were: Vigliecca & Asociados from Brazil; TEN Arquitectos from México; Juan Gustavo Scheps Grandal & Gualano + Gualano from Uruguay and Alessandro Famiglietti y Asociados from Venezuela. / New headquarters CAF