Michel Rojkind

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Michel Rojkind was born in Mexico City, where he studied Architecture and Urban Planning at the Universidad Iberoamericana (1989-1994). In 2002 he founded Rojkind Arquitectos with the idea of exploring new challenges that address contemporary society, of designing compelling experiences that go beyond mere functionality, and of connecting at a deeper level with the intricacies of each project.

He has been short-listed to participate in several large-scale international projects, in countries includ- ing México, Canada, Kuwait, China, Dubai, Singapore and Spain. He has been a guest professor at SCI Arc in L.A. and at IACC in Barcelona, has participated as juror at several international awards and competitions and has lectured in many different countries. Besides being a member of the "SCI-Arc Future Initiatives Network", Rojkind was selected "Emerging Voices" New York, 2010. Part of his recent most representative lectures are "Architectural Record 's Innovation" in 2011, "TEDx", 2010, and "3rd Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction", 2010.

In 2010 Michel Rojkind was listed by the Los Angeles Times among "Faces to Watch in 2010", he was named one of the Country's Treasured Architects by the Mexican Civil Registry.