“THE TASK OF DESIGN IS INEXHAUSTIBLE AND SOMETHING NEW CAN BE LEARNED AND PUT INTO PRACTICE EVERY DAY: THIS IT WHAT MAKES IT SO EXCITING.”
Humberto MendozaProject Leader
Humberto Mendoza Ramírez was born in Mexico City in 1958, graduating from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) as an architect in 1981.
Since 1987, when he joined as Project Leader, he has been a key member of Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos. He was also Architecture Leader for Grupo Sordo Madaleno between 2007 and 2008. As Project Leader, his work has been distinguished by a strong commitment to architectural design. His leadership capacity is reflected in the many projects he has developed over more than 31 years with the firm, and a total of 37 years of professional experience.
His skill at interdisciplinary communication has provided him with particular expertise in large-scale projects. His swift and precise coordination ability has accompanied him throughout a career overseeing complex, high-quality projects.
“Good practice in architecture demands a combination of talent, dedication and commitment to the user, client and the context.”
At Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos Humberto occupies a very special role, as a pillar of the firm and of his team. He has managed notable projects of all kinds, including the Angelópolis shopping mall in Puebla, the refurbishment of Plaza Satélite and Plaza Universidad, façades for Palacio de Hierro in Plaza Satélite, Angelópolis, San Pedro, Interlomas, Perisur and Villahermosa, the Paseo San Pedro shopping mall in Monterrey, the Andares shopping mall in Guadalajara, the Antea shopping mall in Querétaro, the Cuervo Corporate Headquarters, the Herdez Corporate Headquarters, and the Westin Regina hotel in Los Cabos, among many others.
Between 1985 and 1987 he worked with Legorreta Arquitectos on projects including the Club Med in Huatulco, the Hotel Hilton Conrad in Cancun, refurbishment of the Camino Real hotels in Cancun and Ixtapa, refurbishment of the Las Brisas hotel in Acapulco, a retail and office building in West Lake, Texas, and the Children’s Museum in San José, California.