Elena Tudela is a co-founder of Mexico’s Office of Urban Resilience (ORU), which was named an Emerging Voice by the Architectural League of New York in 2023. Tudela, who holds a degree in architecture from the Facultad de Arquitectura at UNAM, a master’s degree in architecture in Urban Design from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, and she is a PhD Candidate in Architecture at UNAM, coordinated the urban design of Hydric Park Quebradora in Iztapalapa, Mexico City, which received the 2017 Regional Gold award, and the 2018 Global Gold from Lafarge Holcim Sustainable Awards. She also co-curated Mexico’s National Pavilion “Displacements” at the 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Additionally, Tudela is an associate professor at the Facultad de Arquitectura UNAM, a member of the Advisory Council for Public Space, and the Resilience Council of Mexico City, and is part of the National System of Art Creators for Mexico’s Ministry of Culture.
This lecture takes place at 6:30pm at the Laurence A Cummings Lecture Theatre.