Tatiana Bilbao

Tatiana Bilbao

Tatiana Bilbao is the founder and Principal of Tatiana Bilbao Arquitectos, an architectural practice based in Mexico DF, Mexico.

Tatiana Bilbao holds a degree in Architecture and Urbanism from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA). She was advisor for Urban Projects at the Urban Housing and Development Department of Mexico City in 1998-99.

She co-founded LCM in 1999, pursuing a new direction in the architectural practice by generating unprecedented spaces, and exploring uncharted geometries. In 2004, she founded MX.DF along with architects Derek Dellekamp, Arturo Ortiz and Michel Rojkind. MX.DF is an urban research center, attending the production of space, its occupation, defense and control in Mexico City.

The work of Tatiana Bilbao includes the Culiacán Botanical Gardens in Mexico,  “Exhibit Space”, a project coordinated by Chinese artist and architect Ai Wei Wei near Shanghai, China. She also designed the chapel Tierra Colorada, as part of the Ruta del Peregrino, in Jalisco, Mexico.

Tatiana was the recipient of Kunstpries Berlin in 2012, the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture in 2014. She was named an Emerging Voice by the Architecture League of NY in 2010. She also received the Premio Cemex for Pilgrim’s Route in 2010, Best of the Best Red Dot Award for Casa A in Ordos, Mongolia in 2009, and the Design Vanguard by the Architectural Record in 2007.

Her work is part of the collection of the Centre George Pompidou in Paris, France, and The Heinz Architectural Center Carnegie Museum of Art.

She has been visiting professor at Yale School of Architecture in  2014/15, professor of Design at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) in 2005 and Visiting Professor at the Universidad Andrés Bello, in Santiago, Chile in 2008.

Her work has been published widely including in A+U, Domus and The New York Times.

Tatiana Bilbao was a member of the Holcim Awards jury for Latin America in 2014.