Estudio Rozana Montiel


ROZANA MONTIEL is founder and director of the Mexico-based architectural ROZANA MONTIEL |ESTUDIO DE ARQUITECTURA specialized on architectural design, artistic re-conceptualizations of space, and the public domain. The studio works on a wide variety of projects in different scales and layers that range from the city to the book, the artefact and other micro-objects.


Montiel holds an MA in Architectural Theory and Criticism from the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya UPC (Spain, 2000), and a BA with Honors in Architecture and Urban Planning from the Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico, 1998).


Last year she published her book HU:Common Spaces in Housing Units, and won the MCHAP Emerging Architecture Prize; she was also nominated for the Swiss Architectural Award; her research earned her a nomination for The Thomas W. Ventulett III Distinguished Chair in Georgia Tech, Atlanta. In 2017, she received the 1st. place in the “Moving” category of the Miami Archmarathon Awards and collected the “Overall Award” for her project Common-Unity. Earlier that year, she won for her professional trajectory the Moira Gemmill Award given by The Architectural Review in London; and was selected by the Rockefeller Foundation for a residency of artistic research at the Bellagio Center in Como, Italy.


In 2016, Montiel was winner of the Emerging Voices Award granted by The Architectural League of New York, and was nominated for the Schelling Architecture Foundation Award in Karlsruhe, Germany; as well as, front-runner of CDMX awards in the category Best Architectural Intervention of the Year.


She is member of the Editorial Board of the Architectural Magazine Arquine and has taught in several universities, as well as an Option Studio in Cornell University about cross-border territories.


Her interdisciplinary work has been published in renowned architectural digests, as well as exhibited in Mexico, Spain, France, United States, Italy, England and China and has been presented in the Venice, Sao Paulo, Chile, Rotterdam and Lima Biennials. She participated in the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the 2018 Venice Biennale Freespace, with the Stand Ground installation.

Alin Wallach MX Vani Monjaraz  MX
Francisca López Pani  MX Adriana Rodríguez  MX
Louise Rouzaud FR Yaoci Pardo (textos) MX
Karina Caballero MX Ombeline de Laage FR
Ix-Chel Báez  MX Josefa Díaz  MX
Caroline Figaro  FR  Amaranta Guzmán  MX
Silvia Mejía CO Hortense Blanchard FR
Susana Rojas MX Alejandro Aparicio MX
Cecilia Brañas ES Ana Sofía Quirós MX
Erendira Lozano MX Diana León MX
Luis Galán ES Clara García ES
Daniel Díaz MX Lucia Tinghi CH
Hadrien Tricaud FR Carol Soós RO
Ivar Labastida MX Jorge Alcocer MX
Jorge Alcocer MX Aldo Espinobarros  MX
Mariel Higuerey VZ Silvia Huicochea MX
Cecilia Ceballos MX Rodrigo Alcocer MX
Vivian Pérez CO Alejandro Maya MX
Alejandro Fernández del Castillo  MX Omar Chávez  MX