About The Speaker
Manuel Cervantes Cespedes
Graduated as an architect by the Anahuac University and member of the National System of art creators from 2016, founded MANUEL CERVANTES ESTUDIO / CC ARQUITECTOS in 2004. In 2006 one of the firm's departments began to focus on urban projects and mass transport, leading to research around Multimodal Transfer Centers (CETRAM) and Transit Oriented Development (TOD). He has done works for dependencies such as INFONAVIT and different Mexican Republic governments, as well as uroan and architectural projects in several countries of the American Continent, in the same way he has given workshops and conferences in several Universities in countries such as Mexico, United States, Spain and Portugal. He has also been honored with national and international awards, including: Luis Barragan Lifetime Achievement from Mexico’s College of Architects (CAM-SAM), the Architectural League of New York 2015 Emerging Voices, the Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Award 2014 and the first prize in the architectural design category at the XIX Pan-American Biennial of architecture of Quito-BAQ 2014, As well as several silver medals in Mexico’s National Architecture Biennial.