University of Michigan

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Lecture: Fernando Romero

Fri, Mar 28 '14
Ann Arbor, MI, US

March 28, 2014, 6:00 PM
Chesebrough Auditorium, UM Chrysler Center


Fernando Romero is the founding principal of FR-EE/ Fernando Romero Enterprise, a 60-person architecture firm located in Mexico City and New York. Mr. Romero’s work balances the interests of public and private entities while translating contemporary moments and culture through research, design, technology and construction. Mr. Romero seeks to re-define the norms of society by collaborating with global leaders on future ideas and initiatives which architecture can give form to. In 2002, Fernando Romero was named a “Global Leader of Tomorrow” at the World Economic Forum. He was recently made a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and is a member of the CAMSAM - Mexican Chamber of Architects. In 2004, Mr. Romero received a Bauhaus Award for young designers. For his contribution to architecture in Mexico, Mr. Romero has received a Mexican Society of Architect Award. FR-EE has been commissioned to design and is in the process of building more than 1 million m2 of projects, with works constructed in excess of 723,000 m2.

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