Speakers

Gerardo Salinas

Rojkind Arquitectos, Mexico

Gerardo Salinas studied at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and is currently a partner of Rojkind Arquitectos, a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and a member of the Mexican College of Architects. In 2008, Salinas was named Young Architect of the Year by the American Institute of Architects’ Denver Chapter.

Cineteca Nacional
Mexico City, México
Completion Date: 2012

For the expansion and renovation of Mexico’s National Film Archives and Film Institute (that included additional vault space and new screening rooms) Rojkind Arquitectos wanted to give the complex a university campus feel with everything floating in a park.

A hovering canopy clad in composite aluminum panels, with varied size triangular perforations, connects the existing structure with the new screening rooms creating a large-scale sheltered public plaza. An outdoors amphitheater, extensive landscaping and new retail spaces were added to the original program expanding the possibilities for social and cultural interaction and exchanges.

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Chedraui Supermarket
Mexico City, México
Completion Date: 2011

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 Liverpool Department Store Insurgentes
Mexico City, México
Completion Date: 2010
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Liverpool Department Store Interlomas
Huixquilucan, México
Completion Date: 2011

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 Website: www.rojkindarquitectos.com