Honorary Fellow – Gabriela Carrillo

Gabriela Carrillo
Architect of TALLER | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo

Gabriela Carrillo Valadez was graduated with honors from the Faculty of Architecture at UNAM where she has been an academic since 2003. Since 2001 she has been collaborating with Mauricio Rocha till 2011 when they created Taller | Rocha + Carrillo |.  Among their most representative projects are: School of Plastic Arts and San Pablo Academic and Cultural Center in Oaxaca, Library for blind and visually impaired people in Ciudadela,  recently the Criminal Courts for oral trials in Pátzcuaro Michoacán, the Deans Building School of Commercial Banking, and Cuatro Caminos Photo Museum in Mexico City. In 2016 she worked for the exhibition “The Great Animal Orchestra” at the Cartier Foundation in Paris and the Pavilion for Hermès at the furniture fair in Milan.


  • Criminal Courts for Oral Trials
  • San Pablo Academic and Cultural Center
  • Library for Blind and Visually Impaired People

Criminal Courts for Oral Trials, Pátzcuaro, Mexico.
The architects wanted to be able to see through the whole building, letting light produce a playful game of shadows and reflections in the different materials and emphasising in a subtle way the transitions between spaces. It was necessary to express transparency, equality, democracy, justice and dignity.

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Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo