Michel Rojkind was born in Mexico City, where he studied Architecture and Urban Planning at the Universidad Iberoamericana (1989-1994). In 2002 he founded Rojkind Arquitectos to explore new challenges addressing contemporary society, to design compelling experiences that go beyond mere functionality, and to connect the intricacies of each project at a deeper level.
He has been a visiting professor at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in Los Angeles, at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IACC) in Barcelona, and at University of Pennsylvania, PennDesign (UPenn) in Philadelphia.
In 2010, Rojkind was named as one of the “Country’s Treasured Architects” by the Mexican Civil Registry. The Los Angeles Times named Michel Rojkind among the “Face to Watch in 2010.” Also in 2010, Rojkind was selected by the Architectural League of New York as one of the “Emerging Voices.” In 2011, he was named by Wallpaper* magazine as one of the “150 Movers, Shakers and Makers That Have Rocked The World in the Last 15 Years.” In 2013, Forbes magazine named him “one of the most influential architects of contemporary Mexican scene.”