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Juan Benavides works in and around architecture.

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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Juan Benavides works in and around architecture.

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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This <body> of work is a chronological collection of drawings, videos, sound recordings, conversations, photographs, ...

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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
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A five-minute intermission: The Story of the Boiled Egg

with Lucas Bacle
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“‘Still Life by William Scott, 1973’ Rearranged,” 2021

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The last February fog in Polder Van Biesland

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Travel Agency

The Berlage, Project Thesis Final Event
How can architecture contribute to the future of tourism? Travel Agency is a collective thesis project that speculates on the spatial implications of tourism on Norway in a post-petroleum economy.

travelagency.theberlage.nl