The Mexican Architect, Michel Rojkind, discussed his journey, career, passion, hobbies, projects, and the impact of music on his architecture in the PA Talks series with Hamid Hassanzadeh, Founder of PA. Michel Rojkind is the founding partner of Rojkind Arquitectos and Vice President of Ground-up Architecture at WeWork. According to Forbes Life, a representative of a Mexican generation of architects transforming the country.
In 2002 he founded Rojkind Arquitectos. Since then, the firm has been on a strong path of innovation and exploration of architectural programs and building techniques, successfully translating the complex forms of these new ideas into realities that can be built with local manufacturing skills.
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Michel was born in Mexico City, where he took courses in Architecture and Urban Planning at the Universidad Iberoamericana (1989-1994). He has been a visiting professor at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in Los Angeles, at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IACC) in Barcelona, and the University of Pennsylvania, PennDesign (UPenn) in Philadelphia. Rojkind has participated as a juror for several international awards and competitions and lectured in many countries.
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In the PATalks interview series, PA’s founder and creative director, Hamid Hassanzadeh, sits down with leading architects and designers to discuss their lives, careers, and visions for the future. Watch/Listen to the episode or subscribe on YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts to catch the whole series.
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