Sharon Aurelio

Sharon Aurelio

Mexico, MX



Experienced architect with a multi-disciplinary educational basis and a strong background in architectural marketing at design-oriented firms in Mexico City. Proficient communication and research skills.



Freelance Designer/Self Employed, Puebla, MX, Architect/Project Manager/Interior Designer/Graphic Designer

Five years experience as freelance architect managing every aspect of mixed-use projects. Conceptual design to construction completion, interior design, and project market’s launch. Coordinating MEP contractors, handling city permits, and achieving aesthetically attractive, site-specific designs.

Dec 2008 - Mar 2014

TEN arquitectos, Mexico City, Marketing Director

Composed and formatted portfolios for clients, gathering materials and award submissions (ie: National Design Awards 2013, AIA NYS 2013, AIA NY 2013, Architizer Awards 2013), poster presentations for international exhibits (The III International Architecture Exhibit at Florianopolis, Brazil, and SAIE Galleries 2013 - Sustainable Architecture). Created Enrique Norten’s presentations for his 2012-2013 national and international lecture series.
Direct collaboration with TEN Arquitectos’ international consultants in the composition of RFPs and RFQs, most of which were successfully obtained; NASA Research Support Building and Seward Park being the most remarkable awarded projects.
While in charge, TEN Arquitectos was featured in several publications: NY Times, ArchDaily, Architect Magazine, Arcspace, Journal du Design, Architectural Record, Summa, eOculus, ArchNewsNow, Designboom, etc.

Oct 2012 - Jul 2013

FR-EE / Fernando Romero Enterprise, Mexico City, Media

Social Media, marketing strategies and market analysis. International project launching and media outreach for G20 International Convention Center, FR-EE City, Austin Museum, and Soumaya Museum. Conducted extensive research to identify potential new project opportunities on a national scale, including museums, convention centers and airports. This served as basis for FR-EE and Foster + Partners’ proposal for the Mexico City airport, which was awarded to the firm in September 2014.

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Primera Engineers LTD, Chicago, IL, US, Architect

Part of the architectural design team. Participated in two macro-projects with a budget of 400 million dollars: the Calumet (done entirely in BIM and in collaboration with AECOM and CDM) and the Stickney Water Reclamation Plants. As well as in a remodeling project for the Grainer Hall of Gems at the Chicago Field Museum.

Sep 2007 - Nov 2008


Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, ES, MArch, Architecture

Feb 2009 - Mar 2010

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2005 - May 2007

Wilbur Wright College - CCC, Chicago, IL, US, Associates in the Arts

Aug 2002 - May 2005

The Willows Academy, Des Plaines, IL, US, High School, High School

Aug 1998 - May 2002


UIC School of Architecture Department Award, Scholarship


LARES Scholarship Award, Scholarship


LARES Scholarship Award, Scholarship


ARQUITECTOS Scholarship Award, Scholarship


UIC School of Architecture Department Award, Scholarship


HACIA Scholarship Award, Scholarship


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