Jose Antonio Aldrete-Haas
Architect, Urban Planner and Garden Designer with postgraduate studies in architecture and urban planning in Israel, Holland and England and Master in Architecture and Advanced Studies (M.Arch A.S.), Master in City Planning (MCP) and Ph.D. in Urban Studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in United States. Professor and Coordinator of the Ph.D. Program in Urban Studies at the National University (UNAM, Mexico City) and Visiting Professor at Columbia University, New York, and at MIT. Recent books about his work are: José A. Aldrete-Haas, The Invisible in Architecture, México: Creación y Cultura, 2005; Jose A Aldrete-Haas, Tamara House: Urban Eco-oasis, México: Pramana Press, 2012; Jose A Aldrete-Haas, Sculpture Space in the Desert: a garden for contemplation, México:Pramana Press, 2012; A Garden in the Desert: The Sculpture Space of the Desert of San Luis Potosi, México: CONACULTA/ Gob. Estado SLP, 2015. Has published essays in local and foreign magazines about architecture, urbanism, landscape design and the visual arts, and the books: The Deconstruction of the Mexican State: Housing Policies 1917-1988, Alianza Editorial, 1991; Gerzso in his Mirror, México: Planeta 2003; Architecture and Perception, México: Universidad Iberoamericana, 2007; The Reconstruction of Paradise, México:Pramana Press. 2009; Architecture for children, México: Limusa Editores, 2009; CDMX Naturalized, México: Textofilia, 2017; and New Arcadia, México: Textofilia, 2018. Has shown his work and lectured in México and abroad.