Faculty of Architecture
Mexico City, Mexico
PhD in Architecture from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and Architect from the Universidad de la República del Uruguay.
Since 1985 he has been working as an architect, professor and researcher.
He is the founder and principal of FABRICA de CIUDAD, new school of Architecture and the architecture magazine ELARQA with sixteen years and fifty two editions since the first edition in 1991.
He is the editor and author of more than one hundred titles in Architecture and Urbanism; some of them distinguished with important international prizes. In addition he is currently the author and coauthor of more than twenty monographic books in architecture and cities subjects.
As an architect he is the principal of ‘Gaeta-Springall Architects’.
In the last six years his firm has won eight first prizes in architecture national and international competitions. Among their most recognized works are: 4 Casas LCC, Casa-Taller GS, Siroco and Mistral Towers, the Nave Menor La Merced, Memorial to the Victims of Violence in Mexico, The Mexican Pavilion at the 14th Venice Bienale, The Celaya Cathedral and The Linear Park of Cuernavaca in CDMX; all these project were won by national and international competitions.
He is a member of the National System of Artistic Creators of Mexico with national scholarships in three periods awarded so, in these nine years he has developed projects focused on Public Spaces and urban sujects. Currently he is working on the ATLAS OF PUBLIC SPACES –CDMX.
Julio Gaeta is part of the Experts Committee of the BAM’s Annual Ranking of International Master’s in Architecture 2020. We invite you to learn more about his professional work by visiting the following links.