Architect, Urban Planner, Landscape Designer, with postgraduate studies in architecture and urban planning in Israel, Holland and England and a Master in Architecture and Advanced Studies (M.Arch A.S.) and Master in City Plan-ning (MCP) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technologyy (MIT) in United States, where he also obtained a Ph.D. in Urban Studies. Professor and Coordinator of the Ph.D. Program in Urban Stud-ies in the National University (UNAM, Mexico City) (1982-84) and Visiting Professor at Columbia University, New York, and at MIT(1993). Apart from his architectural work, he has designed gardens and also sculptures (see the book on his architectural work and gardens: José A. Aldrete-Haas, The Invisible in Architecture, México, Creación y Cultura, 2005). Has shown his work and gave conferences in México and abroad and 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 Recon-struction of Paradise, México, Pramana Press. 2009. Member of the National System of Art Creators CONACULTA (2010-2013).