Architect, urban designer and researcher. He holds an architecture degree from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Mexico and a Master of Science in Architecture Studies in Urbanism from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with an Urban Design Certificate. His recent research resides in the intersection of alternative land tenure systems, ecological processes and rurban form. He has worked on a wide range of design scales in projects in Mexico, United States, Venezuela, Australia, China and India. Alberto has received the Julian Beinart Research Award, the MIT DesignX Post-Pandemic World Challenge Grant, the Jose Miguel Bejos Fellowship, the Harold Horowitz Research Fund and the Felix Candela Prize, among others. His work has been exhibited in several national and international exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale, in 2016; the ETSAM in Madrid; the UNAM in Mexico, in 2019 and in Chengdu, China in 2020.