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Fernando Romero

Portrait of Dezeen Awards judge Fernando Romero. Photo is by David Franco

Mexican architect Fernando Romero is founder of architecture studio FR-EE.

After graduating from Universidad Iberoamericana, Fernando Romero worked with Jean Nouvel and Rem Koolhaas in Paris and Rotterdam. He then founded FR-EE in Mexico City in 2000 and later opened an office in New York.

FR-EE uses research combined with technological advancements to create a range of community and private projects including Mexico City's Museo Soumaya. The studio's projects aim to address a wide range of private and public initiatives from urban development and green infrastructure to community education. Romero has recently collaborated with British architect Norman Foster to design a new airport in Mexico City, which aims to be the most sustainable airport in the world.

Romero’s research has been widely published and he has received multiple international awards for his work. He was also made an honorary fellow by the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

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