Loreta Castro Reguera

2023 Urbanism Spring Lecture Series
Monday, March 13, 2023 - 11:30am-12:30pm EST

Co-hosted by the City Design & Development Program (CDD), SMArchS Urbanism Program and Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism at MIT.

The lecture, Retroactive, will be virtual; register for webcast here.

Loreta Castro Reguera (Mexico) studied Architecture at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio and holds a Master's degree in Urban Design from Harvard GSD. Throughout her career she has been awarded several grants. Her research on water and design awarded her the Druker Travelling Fellowship and the regional and global LafargeHolcim for Sustainable Construction Gold Award, with Manuel Perló. Loreta is a professor at the Faculty of Architecture UNAM and has been invited to participate as a juror, teacher, curator and lecturer worldwide, as well as writing for magazines and books.

Taller Capital's work has been recognized and awarded nationally and internationally. The studio has designed and built private housing projects, public buildings and public spaces in Mexico. The office has won several national and international awards such as the MCHAP Emerge, prize for the work in the XII Iberoamerican Biennial of Architecture and Silver Medal in the XVII BANMX. Currently, Taller Capital was curator of the exhibition RETROACTIVE at the Lisbon Triennial 2022, Terra.

Image credit: Loreta Castro Reguera