Wonne Ickx (Antwerp, 1974) studied civil engineering and
architecture at the University of Ghent, Belgium and the ETSAM in Madrid,
Spain. He continued his studies with a Master’s degree in Urban Studies from
the Centre for Metropolitan Studies (CEMET) at the University of Guadalajara,
Mexico. In 2006, he founded PRODUCTORA in Mexico City, together with Abel
Perles, Carlos Bedoya, and Victor Jaime. PRODUCTORA has received many awards
for their work, including the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging
Architects and the Oscar Niemeyer Prize for Latin American Architecture.
Amongst the many publications of the office, their first monograph by Arquine (2010) and the 2G monograph (2014) stand
out. They recently published Being
The Mountain, a book on the relation between modern architecture
and topography with ACTAR and IIT.
Wonne Ickx has taught architecture and urbanism at several
universities in Mexico, as well as Harvard-GSD, IIT, UCLA, Rice and Princeton.
He is founding director of LIGA, Space for Architecture, an independent
platform that, since 2011, stimulates an interchange of ideas and investigation
on contemporary Latin American architecture in Mexico City. He has been part of
editorial board since 2010, is an AIA International Associate, and serves on the Board of Directors at the Architectural League of NY.