Cotaparedes Arquitectos

Cotaparedes Arquitectos


  • Practice: Cotaparedes Arquitectos
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  • Firm Location: Guadalajara
  • Country: Mexico
  • Year: 2014

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Mtro. Arq. Abraham Cota Paredes

He graduated from the University of Guadalajara with a degree in architecture in 2008. He was awarded the Navarra International Talent Scholarship in 2011. In 2012, he completed his Master’s degree in Architectural Design at Navarra’s Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura.

In 2014, he formed cotaparedes, his independent practice. The Jalisco Architecture Biennial picked “House to See the Sky” in 2015. Abraham Cota Paredes was included in the European publication Wallpaper’s Architect’s Directory in 2016. A list of 20 up-and-coming architecture firms from across the world.

He took part in the Biennale of Latin American Architecture in Pamplona, Spain, in 2017. He was invited to talk at the Catalan College of Architects and the University of Barcelona.

In 2017, he took part in the Biennale of Latin American Architecture in Pamplona, Spain. He was invited to lecture at the Catalan College of Architects, and his project “La Cueva” was selected for the Jalisco Architecture Biennial that same year.

In 2018, “La Cueva” was selected as a finalist in the Bienal de Venecia’s Young Architects in Latin American Competition and received an honorable mention.

In Australia, Ecuador, England, Poland, China, South Korea, and Mexico, his work has been featured in numerous digital media and architectural and design journals.

Practice Ideology

We are a company dedicated to Architecture from different perspectives: Architectural Design, Industrial Design, Construction, Education, and Art.

The idea of ​​Architecture means creating small worlds, public or private, places that can be related to what exists or can be isolated and belong to a private universe. They must contain the aspirations of the clients and the searches of the architect. 

The constant relationship that must exist between the two parties is essential for the work to reach good terms, and to be spaces that are enjoyed, not just appreciated.

We look for a clean architecture, that serves, with Mexican features, simple, geometric, sometimes heavy, sometimes light. Of proportions, intentions, space, vegetation, intimacy, color, of life.

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