GONZALO MARDONES V. / ARCHITECT
Gonzalo Mardones Viviani Hon. FAIA
Born in Santiago, Chile, 1955.
He gets his degree as architect from the Universidad Católica de Chile, where he graduates with the Maximum Honours. He receives the First Prize in the Architecture Biennale, for the best degree project among all the Architectural Schools in Chile, for his project for urban renewal of the South-West Center of Santiago. He has been a professor of architectural design workshops and directed degree projects in the Faculties of Architecture of the Universidad Católica, Universidad de Chile, Universidad Central, Universidad Andrés Bello and Universidad Finis Terrae, in addition to having been guest professor and lecturer in different universities in Chile, and abroad. His work has been published by the main architectural magazines and honoured at Biennales. He has been a member of the National Commission of Competitions of the Architects Association in Chile and a Founding member of the Association of Architectural Practices (AOA). In 2008 received the ‘Degree Distinction’ by the UMSA Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Bolivia. In 2016 received the Honorary Fellowship by the AIA American Institute of Architects in Philadelphia.