Alejandro Puentes Amézquita
Arquitectures | Materials | Computation
Alejandro Puentes Amézquita is an assistant professor at Universidad del Rosario’s Faculty of Creative Studies where he explores new modes of interaction between people, materials, and technology. As an architect, he leads Buró 3–an award-winning architectural design firm. He led the Planning and Design Group of Bogota’s Secretary of Education, worked as a Physical Designer at Local Projects, served as adjunct Faculty at Universidad de los Andes’ School of Architecture and Design, and was a founding partner of 4H–an architecture and urban design firm. He has won first place in design competitions such as the Colombian Pavilion for Expo Shanghai, the CAFAM Water Park, and the Music Practice Building for Universidad de los Andes. He earned his Master’s degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) and holds a BArch and a Minor in Economics from Universidad de los Andes.