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2013 Lecture : JuanCarlos Baumgartner

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Juan Carlos Baumgartner : Monday October 14th @ 3.30pm in First Floor Gallery

Space Internacional lecture is sponsored by the College of Architecture Lecture Series + Collaboration Studio.

Juan Carlos Baumgartner graduated from the College of Architecture of Mexico’s National University and has diplomas in interior design from the UNAM’s College of Architecture, Art History from Berkley University in California, and a postgraduate degree in Industrial Design from Domus Academy in Milan. In 1999 he founded the renowned architecture firm SPACE[1] in the city of Chicago. From its very beginning, the firm, under Baumgartner’s leadership, has gained notoriety for its commitment with the environment and developing sustainable projects, which got him and his team the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification, awarded by the US Green Building Council. Baumgartner has taught at top universities such as TEC Monterrey, Universidad Iberoamericana, Universidad Anahuac, and UNAM in Mexico, and Virginia Tech and MIT in the United States.