ATELIER ARS is the architectural practice led by Alejandro Guerrero and Andrea Soto, both architects graduated from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente [ITESO] in Guadalajara Mexico.

Alejandro Guerrero attended the Master “Arquitectura: Crítica i Projecte” at the Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya [ETSAB/UPC]. He teaches Architectural Design at ITESO since 2006. Andrea Soto holds an MLA at Harvard Graduate School of Design. She won the CEMEX Arquitecto Marcelo Zambrano Scholarship in 2015. As a Harvard student she won a GSD and an American Society of Landscape Architects ASLA distinction.

They have lectured at Harvard GSD as part of the Latin GSD cicle, Boston Architectural College BAC, MantovArchitettura 2019, Taller Max Cetto UNAM and all major universities in Mexico.


° Finalists at AREA Architectural Review Emerging Architects Award 2018

° Novasem headquartes won First Prize at III Latin American Landscape Architecture Biennial 2018. Category: Corporate built work.

° Novasem headquarters won Silver Medal in Mexican Architecture Biennial 2018.

º Project Levering Trade nominated for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize emerge. Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago. 2016.

º Project Levering Trade finalist in X Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo. Sao Paulo Brazil. 2016.

º Design Vanguard 2015. Architectural Record Magazine.

º Emerging Voices Prize 2015. The Architectural League of New York.

º Competition for the Cultural Department Center at ITESO University. First prize. 2015.

º Second prize in the competition for the Mexican Pavilion for the World Expo in Shanghai 2010. (Alejandro Guerrero as a team with Magui Peredo and Salvador Macías among others).

º State Dwelling Prize with House with 7 Courtyards in 2011.

º Jalisco Architectural Prize in the category of dwelling with Impluvium House in 2009.

º Gold Medal at the Jalisco Architecture Biennale in 2007 with SMO House.


° MantovArchitettura 2019. Young Mexican Architecture Exhibition.

° “Después del Jardín” exhibition. Celebrating 50 years of ITESO Architecture School.

Hospicio Cabañas Museum. 2018.

° Mexican Architecture Biennial Exhibition. Palacio de Bellas Artes. 2018. 

° “21 Jóvenes Arquitectos Mexicanos” exhibition. Palacio de Bellas Artes. CDMX. 2018.

º Venice Biennale 2018 as part of the official selection of the Mexican Pavilion.

º Illinois Institute of Technology IIT, Chicago. Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize emerge.

º Venice Biennale 2016 as part of the official selection of the Mexican Pavilion.

º AB Initio exhibition at the Chancellery Palace in México City 2015.

º Venice Biennale 2014 as part of the official selection of the Mexican Pavilion.

º Participation in the exhibition entitled LEVIATÁN at Museo Raúl Anguiano in Guadalajara.

º Traveling exhibition between Spain and Mexico entitled ABOVE MM.

º In 2013 they were invited to the annual competition to intervene in the courtyard of Museo Experimental del ECO.

º Participation in the exhibition Traces of Centuries and Future Steps as an official collateral event in the Venice Biennale at Palazzo Bembo in 2012.

º SECUENCIAS: Muestra de Arquitectura Contemporánea en Jalisco exhibition, at Museo Hospicio Cabañas in Guadalajara. 2006.


° Architectural Review Magazine, London. November 2018. On Emerging Architecture.

º RADICAL 50 Arquitecturas Latinoamericanas. Book by Arquine.

º Architectural Record Magazine. December 2015.

º Detail Magazine. Germany.

º The Architect Newspaper. NY.

º Lo mejor del siglo XXI by Arquine.

º Arquine 74

º Arquine 73


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