Lucila Aguilar Arquitectos is a firm in Mexico City that strives to serve the earth through an architecture that inspires others to dream and innovate in order to achieve a socially conscious and sustainable future. It aims to find balance and harmony with nature through designs that use bamboo as a structure; understanding it’s capability to integrate into the natural cycles, taking advantage of the strength, lightness and flexibility of this incredible renewable material. Through the work of Lucila Aguilar, founding partner and architect, the firm has positioned itself as a pioneer in bamboo architecture in Mexico.
Lucila Aguilar founded the firm in 2016. Since then, the firm has received recognitions such as an Honorific Mention in the XIV Mexican Architecture Biennial and in the 2020 Chapultepec Ethnobotanical Garden Contest. It was invited to participate in the 2019 Biennial in La Habana, the 2021 Biennial in Venice and to exhibit at INK Talk India 2020 as well as to design the Pavilion for Design Week Mexico 2020. Aguilar aspires to demonstrate with creativity and innovation that natural materials and artisan processes can be the solution for a promising future.