Rodrigo Duque Motta

Rodrigo was born in Santiago, Chile, in March 1976. He received his architecture degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica in 2001. In 2007 he received the Award of the Architects’ Association of Chile for best architect under 35. In 2012 he founded an initiative that brings together Chilean architects around the problem of urban housing, and the relationship between private development and public life. He is Architecture design professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica and has run his own architecture studio since 2003.In his studio has developed projects in a wide range of areas. In the hotel sector highlights the Casino & Hotel of Talca and the Elqui Domos Astronomical Hotel; in industrial area the development of projects for Quintay and Emiliana Vineyards; in the institutional sphere the Faculty of Economics of UDP and in residential de development of Duque House, with which he won the prize for the best work in the residential category at the Architecture Biennale of Santiago in 2004. His works have been published in specialized magazines in more than 15 countries.