Salvador Cortez Hultsch

Salvador Cortez Hultsch

Mexico, MX



Salvador F. Cortez Hultsch is an Architect and Design Researcher currently developing his research at the Southern California Institute of Architecture_SCI-Arc. His research focuses on technology and its relation to hand-crafted design, as means to exploit the capabilities of human craftsmanship, in contrast to current machine-based design and fabrication.

Salvador obtained his B.Arch from Universidad Iberoamericana at Mexico City in 2012. He is currently a Masters in Design Research candidate at SCI-Arc, developing projects in the area of robotics and material agency.

In 2011 he was published in Wired Magazines Blog, Beyond the Beyond by Bruce Sterling, for his work under Satoru Sugihara ( in the themes of computation and panelization. He won the Cemex® Catedra Blanca Award for his project punto.XOLA along with architects Luis Jaimes and Ramon Helfon.


A.A.A, Mexico, MX, Project designer

Mar 2013 - Aug 2013


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, ESTm

Aug 2013 - current

Universidad Iberoamericana, Campus Santa Fe, Santa Fe, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2007 - Dec 2012



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