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Arturo Ortiz Struck


Arturo Ortiz Struck is Head of the Mexico City Certificate Program of the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA). He is also Head of a new architectonic and urban research workshop: Taller Territorial de México.

Arturo Ortiz Struck conducted a workshop at the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM) for two years (2002-2004). He has lectured in different universities and forums in Mexico, Switzerland, China and the United States.

He studied architecture at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA), and received a master degree in urban research from the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM).

He is a member of the National System for Art Creators, FONCA In a collaborative participation with Tatiana Bilbao, Derek Dellekamp and Michel Rojkind he founded the urban research center MXDF in 2003.

In recent years he has participated in different urban plans for the Federal District of Mexico City and in different states within Mexico. In his architectonic practice, he has developed projects in Mexico, China and the USA.

Arturo Ortiz Struck has participated in different exhibitions of architecture and contemporary art in Mexico, Italy, Germany, the United States and China.

Together with Rozana Montiel, he was recipient of a Holcim Foundation PhD Research Grant in 2007 for "Sustainability in poor areas: Chimalhuacan Informal squatter settlements in the context of the local and global discourses".

Arturo Ortiz Struck presented the case study Community of Chimalhuacán: Developing sustainable urban identities in the workshop Stimulate stakeholders - With incentives to implementation and was a workshop expert in the Green Mobile Workshop: Housing and infrastructure in the peripheries – Mine the city at the 3rd International Holcim Forum 2010 in Mexico City.

Last Updated: August 23, 2010
Mexico City, Mexico
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