(Mexico, USA, Spain) Born in Mexico City, since a very young age Julia Cerrud has been constantly exposed to the constantly-evolving urban environments of complex cities such as Mexico City in Tijuana. She has worked at Amorphica Design Research Office since 2005 as a designer, and architect she has a special interest in exploring the interstices between a virtual model, the prototype, and the actual built object. She received her Architectural Degree from Universidad Iberoamericana [UIA] where she currently teaches and is coordinating a computational architecture and digital fabrication course [Networked Fabrication for Urban Provocation].
Universidad Iberoamericana Tijuana, Tijuana, MX, Adjunct professor
Professor of advanced digital design seminars employing Autodesk Maya, for undergraduate students.
Coordination of a computational architecture and digital fabrication course [Networked Fabrication for Urban Provocation].
Amorphica Design Research Office, San Diego, CA, US // Tijuana, MX, Associate Architect
Amorphica Design Research Office is a social/spatial Architecture and Urban Design provocation-laboratory based in California/Baja California/Massachusetts dedicated to the service of the public.
Resposibilities have included: Project management, development of community improvement programs, parametrics and 3D environments as well as research and design.
Universidad Iberoamericana, Tijuana, MX, BArch, Architecture
Universidad Iberoamericana del Noroeste
B. Arch., Architecture, Urban Planning, Urban Design, Construction Materials and Techiques, Maya, Auto CAD,
2006 – 2009
B. Arch. Degree with a minor in Interior Design. Programme curricular structure emphasized urban and architectural design, as well as deep understanding of the theory and history of architecture
Activities and Societies: Academic Excellence Eusebio Kino Scholarship, Student Goverment, Teaching Assistant Design Studio, Terrazas de San Bernardo bamboo community development, Capoeira.
Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, ES, BArch, Arquitectura
B. Arch., Urban Planning, Architectural Design, Theory of Architecture, Modern Art
2007 – 2008
Part of Exchange Program part Universidad Iberoamericana's undergrad studies in architecture
Activities and Societies: Architecture and Film Seminar to stimulate the appreciation and analysis of cinema and its relationship and influence in architecture. 2007-2008.
Eusebio Kino Academic Excellence Scholarship, Scholarship
Academic Excellence scholarship granted to a limited amount of outstanding students to 50% of their tuition for the duration of their studies
Socially Responsible Citizen Award, Award
Recognition of H. XVII Ayuntamiento de Tijuana For her generous contribution to cultural Tijuana. Signature José de Jesús González Reyes Mayor.
Distinction from the Office of Human Rights and Citizen Protection of Baja California, Award
Appreciation of the Office of Human Rights and Citizen Protection of the State of Baja California for her tenacious spirit and committed effort to build "Between Heart and Sea," which embodies a sense of solidarity, art and peace among nations, especially the people Mexico.