Rolando Rodriguez-Leal
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Natalia Wrzask
BArch (HONS)

Natalia graduated with a degree in Architecture and Urban Design from The Technical University in Gdansk, Poland where she graduated with honors.

In 2006 she joined Foster and Partners in London where she was involved amongst others in the design of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Mexico City, the High Court of Justice in Madrid, and the Al Khozama Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

In 2009 Natalia was seconded to the Foster and Partners Beijing office where she led the design for the Citic Bank Headquarters Tower in Hangzhou, China.

In 2011 Natalia joined Zaha Hadid Architects where as Senior Designer she led the package coordination, apart from leading the interiors of the 400.000 sqm mixed use Wangjing SOHO project in Beijing.

In 2013 Natalia joined Ateliers Jean Nouvel as a Senior Project Architect where she led the exterior and interior glazing and openings package coordination for the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum, UAE.

In 2011 she co-founded AIDIA Studio with Rolando Rodriguez-Leal.

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Natalia Wrzask
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Rolando Rodriguez-Leal
BArch, MA AA, CAM-SAM, LEED Green Associate

Rolando gained his Bachelor in Architecture from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City in 2002. After graduation he worked on a number of private commissions and in 2003 he was awarded a scholarship to pursue a Master in Housing and Urbanism in the Architectural Association in London.

Soon after graduation Rolando joined the studio of Foster and Partners in London, while in there he worked on a number of projects including the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Mexico City, the Appeals Court of Justice in Madrid and in 2006 he led the winning competition entry for the Motor City complex in Alcañiz, Spain.

In 2008 Rolando joined Zaha Hadid Architects as Lead Architect where he was involved in the design of a number of projects and competitions such as the Dubai Opera House and the People’s Conference Hall in Lybia. In 2009 he was part of the core team setting up the Beijing studio. From China he was the project architect for the façade of the Galaxy SOHO project which is due for completion in September 2012.

In 2013 Rolando joined Ateliers Jean Nouvel as a Senior Project Architect where he led the façade package as well as exterior works coordination for the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum, UAE.

Rolando has been a guest critic at Tsinghua University in Beijing as well as Universidad Iberoamericana. He is a licensed architect in Mexico and holds a LEED Green Associate credential.

In 2011 he co-founded AIDIA Studio with Natalia Wrzask.

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