Dallas Architecture Forum presents Michel Rojkind
The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, will continue its 2019-2020 Lecture Season with celebrated architect Michel Rojkin.
Rojkind is the founder of Rojkind Arquitectos, a studio focused on design and experiential innovation. The firm addresses the challenges of contemporary life by designing compelling architectural and urban planning solutions that positively impact our society and environment. A graduate in Architecture and Urban Planning at the Universidad Iberoamericana, he has been a visiting professor at SCI-Arc in L.A., the IACC in Barcelona, PennDesign in Philadelphia and Aalto University, Finland. Rojkind has been a juror for international competitions and has lectured widely, including Giants of Design, Summit Tulum, reSITE 20 and Global City Dialogues. Rojkind has been featured in numerous well-known publications, and The New York Times highlighted him in “A Generation of Architects Making Its Mark at Dizzying Speed”. The Mexican Civil Registry named Rojkind one of the “Most influential Mexican Leaders” and one of the “Country’s Treasured Architects”.
Rojkind Arquitectos was recognized by Architectural Record as a top 10 “Design Vanguard” firm and received Interior Design’s Best of 2011 Award as well as ArchDaily’s Building of the Year for the project Tori Tori Restaurant. The studio has received awards from the AIA, the Azure People’s Choice Award, a P/A Citation Award and an Architizer A+ Award. Rojkind Arquitectos also received the 2015 IIDA Best Interiors for Mercado Roma. Its High Park project won an A+ Award from Architizer and its Foro Boca project received Architizer’s A+Award Honoree as Project of the Year and ArchDaily’s Building of the Year Award.