Edgar Rodríguez
Assistant Professor

B.Arch with honors, Universidad Iberoamericana; M.Arch, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Edgar Rodríguez (he/him/his) joins the school as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. He is founding principal of operadora., a design practice based in Mexico City and Syracuse, NY.

Rodríguez’s practice and research focus on developing physical and digital objects across diverse media, formats, and scales. This approach has often led him outside architecture into adjacent design practice areas.

Rodríguez’s individual and collaborative work has been exhibited internationally and published in Metropolis magazine, Interiors Magazine Korea, The Architect’s Newspaper, Arquine, and Divisare. He has contributed research and writing to Blank: Speculations on CLT, edited by Jennifer Bonner and Hanif Kara, and published articles in Patio Magazine, Dysprosium Magazine, and urbanNEXT.

Rodríguez holds a B.Arch with honors from Universidad Iberoamericana and an M.Arch from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Buildings and Projects

  • House in Singuilucan (2022)
  • House in Ixtapan (2019)
  • House Within a Cube I and II (2017)
  • Scaffolding (2017), a small commercial building in the central-eastern city of Pachuca, Mexico
  • 076 The Game (2022), a mini-game developed in collaboration with Sander Verbeek
  • Forms Derived from a Cubic Rectangle Inhabited by Emoji (2022)
  • Hyper-personalization (2018-2022), a speculative model for personalized housing


  • To Whom It May Concern, in collaboration with Inés Benítez, at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design Kirkland Gallery presenting works by more than 100 young architecture and design practices from Mexico (2019)
  • Co-curator of La Bienal de Venecia 23 at Archivo Diseño y Arquitectura in Mexico City (2018)