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Lecture: Bernardo Gómez-Pimienta – BGP Arquitectura

January 31, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Woodbury University San Diego

2212 Main Street
San Diego, CA 92113 United States

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Join Woodbury School of Architecture on our San Diego campus for a lecture by Bernardo Gómez-Pimienta of BGP Arquitectura.

Bernardo Gómez-Pimienta has been working as an architect since 1987; he is; director of the Architecture School at the Anahuac University, emeritus member of the National Architecture Academy and member of the National System of Art Creators of CONACULTA. In 2007 he was decorated Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French Republic. In 2009 he was designated honorary fellow by the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

Bernardo Gomez-Pimienta’s work is widely recognized in Mexico and abroad, he has being awarded with the Mies Van der Rohe Latin America prize, in 1998. He has also received more than eighty national and international awards as recognition to his architecture, ranging from contemporary style to environmental and cultural aspects of Mexican tradition.

His most recognized projects include the National Theatre School, the Hotel Habita, the renovation of the Insurgentes Theatre, the French Alliance building, the service building of Televisa, the Ave Fenix fire station, the Castro Leal Library all in Mexico City and the JVC Convention and Exhibition Centre in Guadalajara, Jalisco, the Mexican pavilions in book fairs in Paris, France, Bogota, Colombia and Kolkata,India, between 2009 and 2010.

He was a founding partner and co-director of TEN Arquitectos since 1987 until 2003, the year in which founded bgp arquitectura as multidisciplinary study dedicated to creation and research architecture and design, developing projects of different types and scales: from products, furniture, houses, buildings to cultural, industrial and commercial parks and urban development with projects in the United States, Spain, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Mexico.

Bernardo Gómez-Pimienta advocates a critical, sustainable and humane architecture designed for habitation and reflection of its time.

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