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Ana Karen Centeno Ávila

Guadalajara, Jalisco, México,1989



   Architect graduated from the Universidad de Guadalajara, with a degree for Academic Excellence with the thesis "Special attention center for children with Autism" in 2012. During her undergraduate studies, she completed an academic exchange at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México ( UNAM), in 2010.

     She has collaborated in important Architecture offices within the city, among which Hernández Silva Arquitectos and 3Arquitectura. In parallel, he has developed projects independently.


  In 2019 he founded IN SITU Taller de Arquitectura, which was born of a constant search and development of the architectural profession, where each project is approached with a perspective of reflection and criticism, the proposal being the result of a series of observation and analysis processes, always unfinished and in constant evolution.

  She is currently studying the Master of Architecture, Advanced Standing program at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), in the city of Chicago, Illinois.



•Architecture and Contemporary Thought.

CCAU, 2014. Arch. Sergio Ortiz.

•Intertectonics II: History, criticism and theory in relation to the Architecture project.

CCAU, 2014. Arch. Alejandro Guerrero.

•Urban Anatomy Lessons.

CCAU, 2013. Arch. Lucía Ortíz.


•International Competition "Concentric Pavilion"

Logroño, Spain, April 2021.

•International Competition "New civic space in Talca"

Talca, Chile, September 2020.

•Contest "Photography and Architectural Heritage of the 20th Century."

Arpafil, 2018.

•Contest "A modern look at the heritage of the 20th Century."

MoMo Guadalajara, 2017.

•Participation in the XV Jaliscience Architecture Prize.

Category Bachelor's thesis.

Colegio de Arquitectos del Estado de Jalisco, 2013.

•Talk with CUAAD students.

"My experience at UNAM."

CUAAD, Internationalization Day, 2013.

•Contest "Urban and heritage integration of the Temple of the Refuge". Collaboration with Arch. Alonso Vidaurri Villareal.

Arpafil, 2012.

•Summer of Scientific and Technological Research of the Pacific Dolphin.

CUAAD, 2011.

•Workshop Mexico-Denmark

"Layers of Diversity" Mapping Guadalajara.

Aarhus-CUAAD, 2011.



•Adolf Horn Award for young entrepreneurs, within the category

"Your camera recognizes you", by the Colegio de Arquitectos

del Estado de Jalisco.

November 2021

•Recognition as Outstanding Student.

CUAAD, 2014, 2013, 2011 and 2009.

•Recognition by the Rector of the UDG Dr. Marco Antonio

Cortes Guardado as Second best average

of the career. Generation 2007-2012.

Teatro Diana, 2012.

•Recipient of the ECOES Santander Bank Scholarship.

UNAM Academic Exchange, 2010.

•Architectural Representation Competition.

•First place. CUAAD, 2008.


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