UMWELT, PRODUCTORA and LANDMRX win 1st prize in adaptive reuse competition in Santiago de Chile05 / 24 / 2023 | AWARDS
In collaboration with the architecture firm UMWELT and landscape architects LANDMRX, we were selected as the winning team in an anonymous competition organized by EFE, the national train company of Chile. The competition brief asked to transform an icon of modern architecture - the brutalist former postal sorting office (1974) designed by the Chilean architect Boris Guiñeman - into their new corporate office building. The jury evaluated 22 proposals and choose the project labeled EFE 033 by the consortium of UMWELT+ PRODUCTORA+LANDMRX as the winning proposal.
Rooftop Prim included as one of the 38 outstanding projects, selected by MCHAP 2022 Jury06 / 17 / 2022 | AWARDS
The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize 2022, now in its fourth cycle, celebrates the best-built works completed in the Americas between January 2018 and December 2021. The winner will be announced in April 2023.
The jury found commonality in the typologies and focus among these built works- more specifically, meaningfully connecting to the surrounding communities by employing regional means and methods to build; exhibiting immense respect for their context, climate, and environment; celebrating cultural values in their highest form; and addressing significant problems, with excellence - coupled with an understanding of the way architecture can impact a population and benefit people in their living, working, and learning environments.
3rd place at the CCU competition in Limache, Chile.02 / 16 / 2022 | AWARDS
PRODUCTORA + UMWELT + LANDMRX are one of the finalists of the adaptive re-use of a former brewery in Limache, Chile. Out of 60 teams that applied, the organizers selected 15 teams to participate in the competition. The proposal understands the landscape and the site itself as part of the museum experience and adds a machine-like figure to the back of the existing building to unlock the full potential of the historic brewery. The jury awarded our proposal 3rd prize.
Winner of the 4th Place at Al Nouri Mosque Complex competition04 / 16 / 2021 | AWARDS
PRODUCTORA’s team is one of the winners of the competition Al Nouri Mosque Complex (4th place of 123 competing entries). A competition organized by UNESCO is part of a larger effort aiming to restore the urban, social and cultural fabric of the Old City of Mosul following its tragic destruction at the hands of ISIS between 2014 and 2017. In collaboration with the Turkish-Belgian architect Asli Cicek and the Mexican restoration specialists Andrea Monroy and Diana Fonseca.
AIA Design Awards: Los Angeles and New York01 / 21 / 2021 | AWARDS
The American Institute of Architects of New York awarded our project Rooftop Prim with an Architecture Honor Prize in Cultural Category in its annual event: 2021 AIANY Design Awards, announced on January 11, 2021.
Our project Houston Endowment Headquarters (in association with Kevin Daly Architects) received the Merit Award by the American Institute of Architects of Los Angeles – Next LA Award 2020 – in the Institutional/Civic category.
A’N Best of Design Awards01 / 21 / 2021 | AWARDS
Three of our projects were awarded by the A’N Best of Design Award 2020. Bautista House, a Caribbean holiday retreat, has won first place in the Single-Unit Residential Category. While our project Rooftop Prim: a lightweight polycarbonate structure on top of an existing historic building in downtown Mexico City, received first place in the Renovation Category. The third award went to our project Houston Endowment Headquarters (in association with Kevin Daly Architects) which received 1st place in the Unbuilt Commercial Category.
The committee headed by Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani, professor at ETH Zurich, and composed of Sarah Whiting (Harvard University, GSD), Rahul Mehrotra (Harvard University), Ding Wowo (University of Nanjing), Lesley Lokko (City College, New York) and Luis Fernández-Galiano (University of Madrid) selected PRODUCTORA among the 50 best architectural firms 2020. Domus, Italy
Kevin Daly Architects and PRODUCTORA win the Houston Endowment Headquarters International Competition11 / 11 / 2019 | AWARDS
The Houston Endowment and competition organizers Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) announced that the team led by Kevin Daly Architects (KDA) with Mexico City-based PRODUCTORA, in collaboration with TLS Landscape Architecture, has won the international competition to design the new Houston Endowment Headquarters. The winning design concept is praised as a dynamic response to Houston’s architectural and landscape tradition. (Full Press Release)
Panorama de Obras Award at the XI BIAU10 / 15 / 2019 | AWARDS
The Teopanzolco Cultural Center was one of the 17 projects that received the Panorama de Obras Award, among the 997 proposals presented to the XI BIAU (Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo 2019) in Asuncion, Paraguay. The Teopanzolco Cultural Center is a project created by Isaac Broid + PRODUCTORA that was inaugurated in August 2017, and has since become a cultural space of national and international relevance.
Golden Medal at the 1st Biennial of Architecture in Oaxaca10 / 09 / 2019 | AWARDS
One year after its inauguration, the Teotitlán del Valle Community Cultural Center received the Gold Medal at the 1st Biennial of Architecture in Oaxaca, participating in the Culture category. The center is currently headed by Abigaíl Mendoza and a committee entirely conformed by Zapotec women, who do a wonderful job for the entire indigenous community of this Oaxacan town. We want to give a special thanks to Ismael Rojas, the project’s contractor, for joining us at all times, to Liz Galván for all his support, and to Juan Miguel Gutierrez from CEMEX who, together with the Cement and Concrete Technology Center (CTCC) collaborated with us to make this project a reality. Our greatest gratitude to the people and the Municipality of Teotitlán del Valle for having given us this opportunity and to the Colegio de Arquitectos del Estado de Oaxaca (Caeo Oaxaca AC) for this recognition.
Teopanzolco Cultural Center wins Simon Architecture Prize 2018 - Living Places12 / 05 / 2018 | AWARDS
This biennial competition presented by Fundació Mies van der Rohe in Barcelona, is characterized by an approach based on the perspective of the inhabitant, by adopting the format video as the essential means by which to explain the work and by an inclusive participation process. The Teopanzolco Cultural Center is the winning project of the Collective Places Category. Isaac Broid and PRODUCTORA collaborated with young photographer and filmmaker Juan Benavides from FILMATICA, to produce the audiovisual piece. The Teopanzolco Cultural Center opened its doors in 2017, and forms part of a set of contemporary cultural and educational spaces of the State of Morelos, designed to promote collective activities in the city of Cuernavaca. The Living Places project - Simon Architecture Prize received in this edition 145 works built in 12 European countries and Mexico. The Granting Ceremony was held the 28th of November 2018 at the 'Espacio 100' of Simon in Barcelona, Spain.
First International Prize at Quito Architecture Biennial 2018 to Teopanzolco Cultural Center.11 / 27 / 2018 | AWARDS
The Teopanzolco Cultural Center, designed by Isaac Broid and PRODUCTORA, has been selected as the international winner in the Architectural Design category at the XXI Pan-American Architecture Biennial of Quito 2018 (BAQ2018). This project, opposite the Archaeological site of Teopanzolco in Cuernavaca, has become a significant public space for the region due to its relationship with the pre-Hispanic site and the magnitude of its cultural activities.
ISAAC BROID and PRODUCTORA win Oscar Niemeyer Award!10 / 24 / 2018 | AWARDS
The Teopanzolco Cultural Center by ISAAC BROID + PRODUCTORA won the first prize at the Oscar Niemeyer Award 2018 for Latin American Architecture. The Oscar Niemeyer Award is the most prestigious prize for Latin American architecture and is attributed every two years to a single work of architecture previously awarded with Golden or Silver Medal in a Latin American Biennial affiliated to Redbaal. The award ceremony and exhibition of the 20 finalist projects took place at the headquarters of the College of Architects of Mexico City (CAM SAM) on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.
Firenze Entremuros Prize 201809 / 14 / 2018 | AWARDS
Through this award, the brand Firenze, in collaboration with Grupo Reforma, recognizes the best of architecture and interior design in Mexico: 1st Prize - Best Public Architecture Building for Teotitlan del Valle Community Cultural Center (Oaxaca) of PRODUCTORA | 3rd Prize - Best Public Architecture Building for Teopanzolco Cultural Center (Cuernavaca, Morelos) by Isaac Broid + PRODUCTORA.
Teopanzolco Cultural Center - finalist for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP)08 / 03 / 2018 | AWARDS
Teopanzolco Cultural Center (by Isaac Broid + PRODUCTORA) is one of the six finalists for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) as ‘best building built in the Americas 2016-2017’. Selected from a longer list of 31 projects announced earlier this summer in Venice, these outstanding works of architecture will compete for the top honor, the MCHAP Award, which will be announced in October.
PRODUCTORA receives SILVER MEDAL AWARD for PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE04 / 25 / 2018 | AWARDS
On Friday April 20, Wonne Ickx receives -on behalf of PRODUCTORA- the Silver Medal Award for Professional Excellence from Tau Sigma Delta, the architecture honor society at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The honor is awarded to 'a professional with a record of distinction in the field of architecture'. Previous recipients include Barbara Bestor, Greg Lynn, and Michael Maltzan. A lecture and presentation of the award will be held in the IDC (Interim Design Center) at Cal Poly Pomona, California starting at 12:00 pm, as part of the ARC SPRING LECTURE SERIES.
Gold and Silver Medals at the III Mexico City Architecture Biennial12 / 01 / 2017 | AWARDS
Last Thursday, November 23 during the III CDMX Architecture Biennial ceremony, we received two important awards in the category Culture: the Gold Medal for Teotitlan del Valle Community Cultural Center (Oaxaca) and the Silver Medal for Teopanzolco Cultural Center in Cuernavaca, Morelos (in association with Isaac Broid).
The Teopanzolco Cultural Center wins the CICA Award10 / 20 / 2017 | AWARDS
The Teopanzolco Cultural Center, a project by Isaac Broid and PRODUCTORA, was awarded with the CICA Award (International Committee of Architecture Critics) for Latin American Architecture at the Buenos Aires International Architecture Biennial 2017.
PRODUCTORA wins MCHAP.emerge 2014/15 at Crown Hall IIT, Chicago04 / 01 / 2016 | AWARDS
Pavilion on the Zocalo by PRODUCTORA was awarded the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) 2014/15 for emerging architecture. Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) College of Architecture Dean Wiel Arets, Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) 2014/15 Jury President Stan Allen, MCHAP 2014/15 Juror Florencia Rodriguez, and MCHAP Director Dirk Denison announced the MCHAP.emerge 2014/15 recipient, Pavilion on the Zocalo by PRODUCTORA, at the MCHAP.emerge Symposium and Award Dinner at Crown Hall, the home of IIT College of Architecture. MCHAP is a biennial prize that acknowledges the best built works of architecture in the Americas, MCHAP.emerge is the corresponding biennial prize for the best built work from an emerging architecture practice. The MCHAP 2014/15 Jury includes Jury President Stan Allen, architect and former Dean of Princeton University’s School of Architecture (New York); Florencia Rodriguez, editorial director of Piedra, Papel y Tijera publishers (Buenos Aires); Ila Berman, Professor of Architecture, University of Waterloo (Waterloo); Jean Pierre Crousse of Barclay & Crousse (Lima), and Dean Wiel Arets (Chicago).
MCHAP.emerge 2014/15 finalists03 / 17 / 2016 | AWARDS
We are very honored to announce that PRODUCTORA is one of the 5 finalists for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize - emerge 2014/15. The MCHAP.emerge 2014/15 Symposium and winner announcement will be held on April 1, 2016 at S. R. Crown Hall in Chicago. In afternoon sessions the finalists will present their work and engage in substantive discussions with the jury, the IIT Architecture faculty and student body, as well as the larger MCHAP Network and Chicago architecture community. MCHAP.emerge 2014-15 Finalists Practices are Emilio Marin & Juan Carlos Lopez arquitectos (Chile), PARA Project (United States), Jose Cubilla & Asociados (Paraguay), 5468798 Architecture (Canada) and PRODUCTORA (Mexico). The MCHAP.emerge 2014/15 recipient will be announced at an evening award dinner that concludes with the winner announcement. The authors of the winning project will be recognized with the MCHAP.emerge Award, the MCHAP Research Professorship in the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology for the following academic year where they will lead a studio related to 'rethinking metropolis' and research funding of up to $25,000 USD in support of research and a publication. The MCHAP 2014-15 jury consists of Stan Allen ( Jury President and George Dutton ’27 Professor of Architecture at Princeton University), Wiel Arets (Dean, College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology), Florencia Rodriguez (Founder of Piedra, Papel y Tijera publishers), Ila Berman (O’Donovan Director of the University of Waterloo School of Architecture) and Jean Pierre Crousse (Principal, Barclay & Crousse).
Isaac Broid + PRODUCTORA won the competition for Cuernavaca Cultural Auditorium10 / 07 / 2014 | AWARDS
October 7, 2014: The National Council for Culture and the Arts (Conaculta), the government of the state of Morelos and the municipality of Cuernavaca, announced that the winning proposal of the Ideas Competition to State Cultural Auditorium Teopanzolco, is that of the architect Isaac Broid + PRODUCTORA. / Cuernavaca Auditorium
PRODUCTORA obtains mention in open international competition in Belgorod, Russia07 / 02 / 2013 | AWARDS
The proposal 'In the heart of Belgorod' by PRODUCTORA has been awarded with an honorable mention in the Belgorod City Centre Competition, an open international competition organized by the City of Belgorod and Bart Goldhoorn of PROJECT RUSSIA. The competition asked participants to develop a master plan that could densify the historic city centre of Belgorod, without recurring to the typical scheme of high towers favored by Russian developers; to find the optimum between density and quality to offer the city a recipe for redeveloping the historic center as a whole. A total of 126 projects were received, of which 43 from Russia and 83 from abroad. On Monday June 19, 2013 the members of the Jury gathered at the exhibition of the projects in the Belgorod Shurkov State Technological University and selected three winning projects and three honorable mentions. The jury consisted of Pieter van Wesemael (professor of urbanism, Technical University Eindhoven), Bart Goldhoorn (curator, publisher of PROJECT RUSSIA magazine), Oleg Grigoriev (deputy director of the Moscow Masterplan Institute), Nikolai Lyashenko (architect, principal of Tsimailo Lyashenko architects), Vitali Pertsev (Chief Architect of the Belgorod region), Vasily Viktorovich Bolshanin (Chief City Artist, Belgorod, Russia) and Timur Talgatovich Valeev (Deputy Chief City Architect).
Emerging Voices 2013, Architectural League of New York03 / 10 / 2013 | AWARDS
PRODUCTORA is selected for the 2013 Emerging Voices Series of the Architectural League of New York. From the press release: 'Each year the League selects eight emerging practitioners through a juried portfolio competition. The Emerging Voices award spotlights individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape design, and urbanism. The jury reviews significant bodies of realized work that represent the best of their kind, and address larger issues of architecture, landscape, and the built environment. Being named an Emerging Voice by the Architectural League is one of the most coveted awards in North American architecture, and the program has a superb track record over its thirty-year history of identifying and nurturing firms that go on to have influential practices. This years jury included Henry Cobb, Paul Lewis, Kate Orff, Thomas de Monchaux, Annabelle Selldorf, and Adam Yarinsky. Emerging Voices is organized by League Program Director Anne Rieselbach.' The winning firms are: Cao-Perrot Studio of Los Angeles and Paris; DIGSAU of Philadelphia; dlandstudio of Brooklyn; Gracia Studio of Tijuana and San Diego; MASS Design Group of Boston and Kigali, Rwanda; Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects of San Francisco; PRODUCTORA of Mexico City; and SO-IL of New York City. Winners will present lectures in March at the Scholastic Auditorium in SoHo. In April the League will also present online features about the firms that explore their work through interviews and video. PRODUCTORA will talk on Thursday, March 28, 2013 / ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK
Two honorable mentions in the 11th Biennial of Costa Rica06 / 10 / 2012 | AWARDS
Two projetcs of PRODUCTORA have been awarded in the 11th Biennial of architecture Costa Rica. Diaz House in Valle de Bravo, Mexico, was awarded with honorable mention in the category of Architectonic Design for professionals.
Dolores Thermal Park also won a honorable mention in the category ASOPAICO, on the frame of commercial projects. Casa Diaz / Parque termal Dolores.
Thermal Park Dolores - 2nd Prize10 / 04 / 2011 | AWARDS
PRODUCTORA and local partner Miguel Alvite win 2nd prize in the Open National Competition for a Thermal Park in Dolores, Argentina.
Second place in the competition 'La tallera' in Cuernavaca, Mexico06 / 02 / 2010 | AWARDS
PRODUCTORA's project for 'La Tallera' obtained second place in the invited competition for the design and rehabilitation of a museum complex in Cuernavaca, Mexico where the Mexican painter David A. Siquieros used to have his private house and ateliers to work on large scale murals.
HIäE awards 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia04 / 26 / 2010 | AWARDS
The house in Chihuahua was selected as one of the '50 most beautiful houses of the world' for the Innovative and Excellence Awards by Zavod Big, creative industries, and their flagship publication HIäE magazine from Ljubljana, Slovenia. 'The exhibition and accompanying special magazine issue assembles and recognizes a selection of the best residential architecture being practiced all over the world today.' / Opening: May 14, 2010, Exhibition and Convention Center Ljubljana / Website
1st Prize - Centro Cultural San Carlos Competition, Mexico City11 / 17 / 2009 | AWARDS
PRODUCTORA received first prize in the invited competition for the interior architecture of the Cultural Center 'San Carlos', an new exhibition space to be opened in the 18th Century Halls of the Fine Arts Academy in Mexico City. The new center will open its doors by mid March 2010.
Honorable mention in the competition for MPAC Museum, Argentina08 / 12 / 2009 | AWARDS
PRODUCTORA obtained honorable mention in the Open National Competition for the MPAC ('Provincial Museum of Contemporary Art') in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Our local partner was Architect Miguel Alvite. More than 204 entrees were received.
Crossing: dialogues for emergency architecture at NAMOC, Beijing05 / 12 / 2009 | AWARDS
PRODUCTORA has the pleasure to anounce the opening of the exhibition ìCrossing: Dialogues for Emergency Architectureî at the National Art Museum of China, Beijing in which the studio participates with an architectural installation called: 'Law of Closure'. The exhibition will open its doors on May 12, 2009 at 15:00 at the NAMOC. / Other invited participants in this exhibition are: Smiljan Radic & Gonzalo Puga (Chile), IIK Studio (USA), Shigeru Ban & China Southwest University (Japan/China), Encore Heureux & Studio G (France), Estudio Teddy Cruz (USA), Emergency Architects (France), Leondelima Arquitectos (Peru), Tham & Videgard Hansson Arkitekter (Sweden), Sou Fujimoto Architects (Japan), Rintala Eggertsson (Norway), Jiakun Architects (China), Calearth (USA) and OBRA (USA).
PRODUCTORA and Lucio Muniain win the International Architecture Competition for the CAF Headquarters in Caracas09 / 29 / 2008 | AWARDS
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