Tatiana Bilbao

Design Critic in Architecture

The work of Tatiana Bilbao Estudio begins by analyzing its immediate local context and translating rigid social codes into architecture through a multicultural, multidisciplinary perspective.

The studio’s architectural work includes: the Culiacán Botanical Garden; the Pilgrimage Route in Jalisco; the Biotechnological Center; the Sustainable House, the social housing prototype displayed at the 2015 Chicago Biennial that costs under $8,000; among other projects.

Tatiana’s work has been recognized internationally with awards such as the Kunstpreis Berlin in 2012 and the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture in 2014. She cherishes the opportunity to engage with students and has taught as a visiting professor at the Yale School of Architecture, Rice School of Architecture, and Columbia GSAPP. Her work has been published in A+U, GA Houses, Domus, and The New York Times, among others.