Juan Benavides moves in and around architecture. He is currently based in the Netherlands making films and working as a researcher at The Berlage.
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Juan Benavides moves in and around architecture. He is currently based in the Netherlands making films and working as a researcher at The Berlage

He obtained a Degree in Architecture from the Universidad de Monterrey in 2014, with an experience at the Universidad Mayor in Chile. Since graduating he founded FILMATICA, an architecture filmmaking studio in which he works closely with architects in the production of videos. Between 2015 and 2018 he worked as a project leader in Mexico City-based architectural office Productora. In 2016 he obtained the Young Creators Grant from the National Fund for Culture and The Arts (FONCA), with a research project done in collaboration with nine architects from different nationalities. He was awarded the Beca Arq. Marcelo Zambrano from CEMEX to study the post-master program at the Berlage Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design, from which he graduated cum laude in 2021. 

Currently based in the Netherlands.

www.filmatica.mx
www.vimeo.com/juanbenavidesl

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Hood Cliff Retreat in Seattle for Wittman Estes

Music and video (03:16)
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North Beach Residence for Heliotrope Architects

Music and video (02:58)
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A Manual with One Hundred Instructions for Discovering Delft


Tutor, Introduction Week, The Berlage
Monday, August 23 – Sunday, August 29 
...by the end of the week, teams will spend time together building bridges to previously disconnected places in an attempt to create a continuous loop of instructions in and around Delft, arriving at what is set to become the first collective outcome of Generation 32.
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Marinières

Sumi ink on paper, 210 x 297 mm (24 pieces)

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The Berlage Film Festival: A Journey Round My Room



Teaching assistant, Theory Master Class led by Bêka & Lemoine with Lucas Bacle



Revisiting Xavier de Maistre’s eccentric 1794 novel A Journey Round My Room, one of the first literary works about confinement, participants were encouraged to explore and reconquest astonishment and surprise in the way we look at our immediate surroundings.

https://ajourneyroundmyroom-theberlage.nl