arquitectura 911sc is an independent practice based in Mexico City founded in 2002 by Saidee Springall and Jose Castillo, committed to architecture, urban design and planning projects. The firm has designed and built extensively for both public and private clients in housing, cultural, educational, infrastructure and retail programs.
Among its projects are the expansion of the Spanish Cultural Center developed in collaboration with Javier Sanchez, CEDIM campus in Monterrey in collaboration with Fernanda Canales, more than 30 Porrúa libraries, SGAE offices, Editorial Porrúa offices, San Antonio 236 housing projects, the integrated housing project in Iztacalco, Jaime Garcia Terres Personal Library at the Citadel, the renovation of the Siqueiros Board of Public Art and remodeling del Bosque Cultural Center and Julio Castillo Theatre.
Currently under construction the proposed new transport system Mexibus Pantitlán - Neza – Chimalhuacán, the Performing Arts Ensemble at the University of Guadalajara, the new building of Film Laboratories and Production Services Churubusco Studios.
Our work includes urban Eje Central Zero Emissions Corridor, the master plan for Azcania, a development of 55 hectares in Atzcapotzalco, Mexico City developed in collaboration with Arup , a master plan for the northwestern area of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua and a series master plans for industrial logistics zones in various states of the Republic.
Among our awards are the 2011 National Housing Award , the bronze medal in Latin America Holcim Awards for sustainable construction in 2011, the Emerging Voices Award 2012 awarded by the Architectural League of New York and the award for Best Interior of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2013 that grants the IIDA, also, the recently earned, Travel + Leisure Design Award and the Best of Year by Interior Design.
Our projects and research have been presented in various international biennials (Rotterdam , Sao Paulo, Canary Islands, Venice) , Dirty Work on display at Harvard University , and in samples of contemporary architecture in Australia , Rome, New York , and published widely in journals in Mexico and abroad.