Inca Hernandez

Architect

Mexico

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Inca Hernandez, is an Architect graduated from the Universidad Nacional Experimental del Tachira (UNET) in Venezuela. He has worked on different independent housing and cultural development projects in his native country. In 2015 he moved to Mexico where he had the opportunity to work with world-renowned architects such as Tadao Ando (Pritzker, 1995) and Alvaro Siza (Pritzker, 1992) in projects for Casa Wabi's Foundation in Oaxaca and New real estate and restoration developments in Mexico City. Currently, he has started his own firm Inca Hernández Arquitectura where he develops research, art direction, and architecture projects in Mexico, Venezuela, Italy, and Colombia.
He has been awarded Gold Trophy at the 2020 MUSE Design Awards in the Renovation category, First Place Winner at the 2020 Peninsula Awards by the Association of Architects and Interior Designers in Mexico, winner by the elected Jury and public in the 35th cycle of the World Architecture Community WA Awards, Honorable Mention in the Architecture MasterPrize 2020 in the Restoration & Renovation category, Honorable Mention as a finalist among 744 projects from different 59 countries in the Golden Trezzini Awards 2020. His work and collaborations have been published in different nationally and internationally recognized magazines and media.

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EDUCATION

Universidad Nacional Experimental del Tachira (Venezuela) Located in Venezuela and graduated in 2015.

WORKING EXPERIENCES

2015 - 2017, Architect and designer, BAAQ' and Casa Wabi's foundation, Mexico City/Mexico.
2017 - Currently, Main Architect, Inca Hernandez Arquitectura, Mexico City/Mexico.
2018 - 2019, Art Director, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Mexico, Mexico City/Mexico.
2018 - 2019, Visiting professor in Construction, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City/Mexico.

AWARDS AND PRIZES

2018, Winners among BAAQ' design team, The Architecture MasterPrize: Restoration and Renovation Category, Bilbao/Spain.
2019, 1st Place, III Latin American Call for a Degree in Education, Innovation and Technology by Trama Magazine, Guayaquil/Ecuador.
2020, Winner of the Gold Trophy at the MUSE Awards, New York, USA.
2020, Winner in the 35th Cycle of the WA Awards by World Architecture Community, Selected both by The WA Awards Jury and by The WAC Members rating.
2020, Winner of Honorable Mention in the Architecture MasterPrize, Bilbao/Spain.
2020, Winner of Honorable Mention in the Golden Trezzini Awards, St. Petersburg/Russia.
2020, Winner of Honorable Mention in the LOOP Design Awards, Porto/Portugal.

SELECTED PROJECTS

Mar Mediterraneo 34

FUNCTION:

Housing Units

LOCATION:

Mexico

YEAR:

2020

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ABOUT

Mar Mediterraneo 34 emerges as a strategy to recover the historical and architectural heritage, conceived as the rebirth of a vestige in a new time, which reinterprets the past to the current historical context with the intention of generating a new life for the urban image and protecting the value from the magical neighborhood of Tacuba.

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Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography

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