Manuel Cervantes Céspedes, Manuel Cervantes Estudio will give a lecture on the theme of Haptics of Place: Technologies, Assemblies and Spirit of Place as part of the CAPLA / School of Architecture Lecture Series, in partnership with AIA Southern Arizona. The lecture will take place outdoors and will be followed by a reception.
About Manuel Cervantes Céspedes:
Manuel Cervantes Céspedes was born in Mexico City in 1977. He is a member of the National System of Art Creators and the National Academy of Architecture and opened Manuel Cervantes Estudio in 2004. Manuel is currently the the Jacquelin T. Robertson Visiting Professor iin Architecture at the University of Virginia School of Architecture. Manuel has received commissions from Mexican government institutions such as INFONAVIT, and urban and architectural projects in several Latin American countries, Europe and the United Arab Emirates. In addition to serving as a visiting professor at the University of Virginia, Manuel leads activities such as workshops and conferences at several universities in Mexico, United States, Spain and Portugal.
About Manuel Cervantes Estudio
Manuel Cervantes Estudio was founded in 2004. Its philosophy of architectural work is based on designing spaces for human activity and creating atmospheres to live within spaces in a sensorial and sensual way. The studio has developed projects of different types, including transportation, residential, social housing, tourist, commercial, offices and mixed and urban uses. Since the founding of the studio, a new area of focus has been dedicated to urban and mass transportation projects and initiated research on multimodal transfer centers (CETRAMs) and transit-oriented developments. As a result of this research, Manuel Cervantes Estudio designed the CETRAMs of El Rosario in Mexico City and Cuatro Caminos in the State of Mexico. Manuel Cervantes Estudio has developed architectural and urban projects in Mexico, the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Europe.
Image Credit: Casa Avandaro by Manuel Cervantes Estudio. Photos by Rafael Gamo.