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As the Founding Principal of FR-EE, Fernando Romero’s work balances public and private interests as he seeks to redefine the norms of society by collaborating with global leaders on future ideas and initiatives. He is passionate about social change and sustainability. His projects aim to drive catalytic transformation that supports and drives growth in the communities in which they sit. Fernando Romero graduated from Universidad Iberoamericana in 1995. His professional trajectory began a bit later working for the architect Jean Nouvel in Paris. Since 1997, Fernando Romero worked for the renowned architect Rem Koolhaas in his practice in Rotterdam, leading projects of great relevance in the European Panorama, highlighting the Casa da Musica in Porto, Portugal. Later, in 2000, Fernando Romero returns to Mexico to establish the practice Fernando Romero EnterprisE (FR-EE). In 2011 a second office was opened in New York. Since the opening, FR-EE has developed architectural projects in Mexico and the world. Fernando Romero has diversified the projects in the practice to product design, research in architecture fields, interior design and urbanism.
Liliana Viveros is an architect with over 10 years of work experience, graduated from the UCC in Veracruz, with a master degree in Advanced Architecture from the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonya in Barcelona, Spain, as well as a specialization from Digital Project at Gehry Technologies in its offices in Paris, France. Currently, Liliana is the Associate Director at FR-EE firm, where she has worked since 2012, participating in various projects and competitions such as the national competition of the National Museum of Energy and Technology (MUNET), Juarez Convention Center, Hexacity, among others. During the last 5 years, Liliana was in charge of the Project Management Area of the New Mexico International Airport, coordinating the work with the national and international consultants of the project, as well as with the Airport Group of Mexico City, a unit in charge of the management of the project, as well as the relationship with the various contractors responsible for the construction of the various buildings that make up the NAIM.
Juan Pablo Huerta
Juan Pablo Huerta, is an architect who has 10 years of experience in architectural design and a technical and professional preparation that is driven towards the needs of the client, creative processes and the sustainability of the projects. He graduated from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, and is currently Design Director at FR-EE Mexico, where he develops architectural proposals and prepares plans, studies and specifications to correctly define the projects for the different clients. His experience has led him to work on numerous cultural, infrastructure, commercial and master plan projects such as the Nuevo Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de Mexico, Torre Puerta Reforma, MUNET, Parque Lineal Chapultepec, etc. Before joining FR-EE, Juan Pablo participated in the Comision Nacional de Arte Sacro in outstanding projects such as Acueducto Padre Tembleque and the Iglesia Santa Cruz Atoyac, in addition to working in the Rivadeneyra Arquitectos firm on Centro Cultural Mexiquense de Oriente, Casa Valle de Bravo and Casa Pereda Bosque Real.
An active agent in the reconfiguration of site and public space, fr·ee’s commitment to translating historic, social, economic and environmental contexts into contemporary urban destinations has garnered critical attention and attracted millions of visitors, generating positive impact in cities and communities. Over the past 20 years, fr·ee has realized and proposed projects in a number of countries that encompass different programs and contexts, from museums and office buildings to dense urban centers and the desert.