Jose Castillo

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Jose Castillo is a practicing architect and urban planner living and working in Mexico City. Castillo holds a degree in architecture from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City as well as a Master’s in architecture and a Doctor of Design degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Castillo’s built work and writings have appeared in several publications including Praxis JournalBomb2GDomusMonocleADWallpaper, the New York Times and Architectural Record. He is a co-author of La Casa Latinoamericana Moderna and 2G Dossier Iberoamerica, published both by Gustavo Gili and the book The Endless City, published by Phaidon. Castillo has taught at the Universidad Iberoamericana’s School of Architecture, at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design, and at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Since 2005, Castillo has curated various exhibitions including “Mexico City Dialogues: New Architectural Practices at the Center for Architecture” in New York City in 2005 and at the Venice, Rotterdam, Sao Paulo, and Canary Island Biennales, as well as “Mexican Modernisms” at the Bozar in Brussels, Belgium. Castillo is a member of the advisory board of Urban Age, a series of global conferences on the future of cities, coordinated by the Alfred Herrhausen Foundation of the Deutsche Bank and the London School of Economics.