Camilo Restrepo Ochoa

Design Critic in Architecture

Camilo Restrepo Ochoa is principal and founder of Agenda architecture studio in Medellin, Colombia. He graduated as an architect from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in 1998, and holds a masters degree from Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya through the METROPOLIS program in 2005.

In 2014 he was nominated for the Mies Crown Hall Architecture Prize in Chicago, and the BSi (B-S-I, Banca della Svizzera Italiana) Architecture award in Switzerland.

His work has been widely published around the world, and he was one of three finalists of the 2012 Rolex Mentor Protégé award. He currently serves as the coordinator of Urbam strategies at Urbam at EAFIT (Escuela de Administración, Finanzas Y Tecnología) University in Medellin.

He has been curator for different architecture exhibitions and events in latin america and a member of the art and architecture counseling board for the Museum of Modern art in Medellin. He has received the Colombian national prize for architecture and design Lapiz de acero in 2008 with the project Orquideorama in association with J.Paul Restrepo and PlanB, in 2010 with his design for the exhibition Medellin transformación de una ciudad in association with Mesa editores and Paisajes emergentes.

His work was recently published in Tropics Imprecisos, in 2010 was published by Mesa Editores under the title: Archipelago de Arquitectura and in 2009 in a monograph by Mesa Editores under the title Hand Luggage.