Edgar Rodríguez (he/him/his) is co-founder of operadora, an architectural practice based in Mexico City. He joins the Syracuse University School of Architecture faculty as a P/T Instructor in Fall 2021 and will teach Architectural Design I.
Prior to joining Syracuse University, Rodríguez has practiced architecture in Mexico and the United States and has been a guest critic in RISD, CalPoly San Luis Obispo, University of Miami, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and Universidad Iberoamericana.
Rodríguez’s research focuses on the transmediality of architecture, the codification of architectural knowledge, and experimental methods of producing architectural thought. Together with Inés Benítez, he organized the collective exhibition “To Whom It May Concern:” in 2019 and the “Bienal de Venecia 23” exhibition alongside operadora, María Marín de Buen, Alejandro Márquez, Sofía Trueba, Ana Nuño de Buen, and Luis Young in 2018. He has recently contributed to the book “Blank: Speculations in CLT” edited by Jennifer Bonner and Hanif Kara.
His work with operadora has been awarded internationally and exhibited in Mexico City, Shanghai, Stockholm, Cambridge, and online exhibitions hosted by LIGA and Antilia Gallery. Publications of their work include “Entering Architectural Practice” by James Tait, Metropolis Magazine, Arquine, and blogs like ArchDaily, and Divisare.
Rodríguez earned a Master in Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor in Architecture (with honors) from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.