Mario Gonzalez

Mario Gonzalez

Brooklyn, NY, US



I am an internationally trained architect based in New York with 8 years of experience in global architecture firms working in all project phases, from concept to construction. I’ve worked in cultural, corporate, retail, hospitality and residential projects in the US, Europe and Mexico.



Gensler, New York, NY, US, Job Captain / Designer

Development of concept and schematic design options. DD, CD and CA phases, including primary liaison between client, engineers and consultants.

Some projects:

- Montparnasse Tower, Paris, France
- CMX Theater, Chicago, Illinois
- Saks Fifth Avenue, New York
- Hartmann Flagship Store, New York
- Samsonite World Trade Center, New York.

Jun 2014 - current

Pórtico Arquitectura + Construcción, San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico, Project Architect

Construction drawings / 3D modeling and rendering / Presentations for residential projects.

Some projects:

- Monterrey House - AOR - Designed by Herzog & de Meuron
- Lomas House, San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico.

Jun 2012 - Jun 2013

MAS Diseno Urbano, Monterrey, MX, Project Architect

Development of schematic design, construction drawings, renderings and site supervision for urban projects, multi-family housing, commercial and institutional projects.

Some projects:

- Urban proposal for Madero city, Tabasco, Mexico
- Musicstars, music academy, Monterrey, Mexico
- Renovation “Office of Transit and Transportation of Monterrey”

Jun 2009 - Jun 2012

Landa Garcia Landa Arquitectos, San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico, Project Architect

Development of schematic design and construction drawings for high rise mixed use, corporate and residential buildings.

Some projects:

- Mixed-use high-rise building “Punto Central Phase II”, San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
- Corporate building “Martel Phase III and IV”, San Pedro Garza García, Mexico

Jan 2008 - Jun 2009


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Graduate Master of Science in Architecture

Graduate Architecture program contributing to the progressive design environment for advanced architectural research located in New York City. The program focused on speculative debate and experimental architectural production based on a relational construct among theoretical inquiry, computational research, digital design, and technological investigation.

Jun 2013 - Apr 2014

Universidad de Monterrey, San Pedro Garza Garcia, MX, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

5 year undergraduate Bachelor of Architecture program.
Licensed in Mexico

Aug 2002 - Dec 2007


Canakkale Antenna Tower Competition, Honorable Mention

Competition in collaboration with FR-EE/Fernando Romero Enterprise, New York.


Publication “Techos Efimeros”, Other

Published: “Techos Efimeros”, Residente Magazine, December 2012.
Design and fabrication for an urban installation, Monterrey, Mexico.


Exhibition "Green Week" for an Architecture Proposal in Coney Island., Other

Exhibition “Green Week / Higgins Hall Center Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Urban and Architectural proposal for Coney Island for sea level rise.


Areas of Specialization