This morning, Fernando Romero presented a crucial project for redefining the future of Mexico City. The new Corredor Cultural Chapultepec will change the way in which pedestrians and cars relate to the urban public space.
Together with our international partner, Lord Norman Foster, we have been working non-stop on the design of the New International Airport for Mexico City.
Among the local authorities, the local community and a massive presence of the press, today we presented the new museum for Mazatlán, which has been inspired by the pearl on its oyster.
Mr. Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, the current Federal Secretary of Communications and Transport, visited our studio today. We talked about the design for the New International Airport for Mexico City and showed him an updated mock up.
FR-EE has been shortlisted at the competition for designing the new Atomic Energy Pavilion in Moscow’s prestigious VDNH. The building will be a crucial element for a better understanding of atomic energy among Russians and tourists, and a contribution for its pacific uses.
“Portraits of the New Architecture 2,″ a new book written by Paul Goldberger with photographs by Richard Schulman, features Museo Soumaya and Fernando Romero.
Fernando Romero was invited by Rem D. Koolhaas, founder of united nude, to design high heels, along other star architects, such as Zaha Hadid. Fifty pairs will be 3D-printed and presented in Milan later this year.
Commissioned by music producer Emilio Estefan, E.E. Miami will consist of 28 stories and provide a mixed variety of uses including retail, offices, residential, parking and amenities. The design celebrates two of Miami’s hallmarks: diversity and music.
At the Feria Internacional del Libro in Guadalajara, Fernando Romero presented Cómo funciona la música, the Spanish version of Talking Head lead singer David Byrne’s most recent book.
FR-EE unveils the design of the new Latin American Art Museum (LAAM) in Miami.
The City of Juárez has approved the design of a new convention center as part of FR-EE’s master plan to revitalize the US-Mexico border city, providing more than 270,000 ft² state-of-the-art space. The façade will be constructed of solar panels and generate enough power to operate year-round.
FR-EE has been invited to participate in a design competition for a new luxury building. Working with an interior design firm, an executive architect and other collaborators, FR-EE’s team will submit a final design presentation in September 2014.
FR-EE with Foster + Partners won the international competition to design the New International Airport for Mexico City. The 550,000 square meter (5,920,000 square foot) facility will be largest in the continent and the most sustainable airport in the world and the first one with a LEED certificate.
In April 2014, Museo Soumaya – FR-EE’s first museum project completed in 2011 – received its second consecutive Popular Choice Award from Architizer. The museum has welcomed more than 4 million visitors since its opening and remains open to the public year round.
The +54,000 ft² aquarium features 48 different exhibitions and more than 5,000 species. Topped by an entry pavilion, four levels of aquatic life are stacked according to their natural habitats and ocean depths. Since opening in May 2014, it has received up to 10,000 visitors daily.
Following an 8-year process, FR-EE has been hired to design a 280-meter, mixed-use tower in the heart of Mexico City. The seismically-secure tower will include offices, a luxury hotel and retail, and is expected to open in 2018. It will be Mexico’s first LEED Platinum high-rise.
The new home for Latin America’s first design collection, Archivo, has been designed by FR-EE in collaboration with Christian Zeller and Ingrid Moye.
The most visited private event in the history of Mexico’s Museum of Modern Art showcased 16 designs by FR-EE, marking the launch of the studio’s latest publication. Watch the video.
Fernando Romero participated today at TEDx in Rome with the talk The Power of Architecture.
The construction of Cervantes Tower by FR-EE will be complete by the end of March 2013. The impressive building located in Polanco boasts 68 luxury apartments, wrapped inside a curved facade of crystal clear glass.
FR-EE launched YOU ARE THE CONTEXT at The Guggenheim Museum in New York on 12.12.12 alongside architectural models of our most recent and outstanding projects. Watch the video.
Serving the triple function of a corporation’s headquarters the Omnisphere is comprised of offices and hotel suites.
Fast Co. Design named FR-EE Founder Fernando Romero in their list of 50 People shaping the future of Design.
FR-EE’s proposal for a chapel in Miami places 27 advocations of Mary around Our Lady of Guadalupe’s figure, creating 27 small sanctuaries.
In June 2012, international representatives and foreign dignitaries arrived at the Convention Center designed by FR-EE for the seventh meeting of the G-20, the Mexico Summit.
In late February 2012 members of the Mexican government and private investors set up the Acapulco Rescue Initiative. FR-EE was responsible for the restoration of the iconic Hotel Boca Chica.
The basilica area is the site of the Plaza Mariana project by FR-EE, a space to welcome pilgrims.