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
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Project supported by the Young Creators Grant from the National Fund for the Culture and the Arts (FONCA)

In collaboration with Álvaro Allona (SP), Ada Tache (RO), Andrew Power (AU), Lera Samovich (RU), Margherita Vegro (IT), Daniel Valero (MX), Esmeralda Bierma (NL), Matthew Kennedy (US), Francisco Javier (CH)
Determining the morphology of the architectural project is equivalent to discovering its particularity, its conformation, its unique shape. When the resulting form is understood as the consequence of a specific set of stipulations, it can be seen as the residue of a systematic procedure.