Juan Manuel Rois has a professional degree from the School of Architecture, Planning and Design at The National University of Rosario. He received his Master of Architecture with Concentration in Landscape Urbanism from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Rois has taught at the National University of Rosario, the University of Michigan and at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 2004 he was awarded the Oberdick Fellowship from the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. In 2005 he was Invited Professor at the National University of Rosario. In 2011 he was selected as the Charles Moore Visiting Professor of Urban Design, at the University of Michigan.
Professionally, Rois worked with Marcello Villifañe at his initial practice where he designed and built various residential and commercial projects and participated in big scale award competitions. He won first prize in the National Competition for the Central Coast Area of Rosario, 1997. He currently maintains an Argentinian based practice in partnership with Diego Arraigada. More recent awards include the second prize at the International Ideas Competition for the Metropolitan Park of the Rosario-Victoria Bridge (2007) and third prize in the National Competition for the San Fernando Riverfront (2008).