Blas Herrera

Phone: 619.709.4136

Email: jhnajera@newschoolarch.edu

Bio: Blas Herrera studied architecture at Woodbury University, San Diego, California. In 2010 he moved to Mexico City to work for COLECTIVO MX, where he has collaborated in projects such as laboratories and offices for Probiomed and L’Oreal. He was teacher assistant for the Master of Washington University, St. Louis, summer program abroad, held in San Diego. He has worked in CROstudio, a collaborative practice that focuses on urban renewal through architecture, in urban studies at the border between Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California. Blas earned his Master in Landscape and Urbanism at Woodbury University, San Diego, is currently collaborating in CROstudio and teaches at NewSchool of Architecture & Design in San Diego.

Education:

  • Woodbury University, San Diego, CA. Master of Science in Architecture, Landscape and Urbanism 2013
  • Woodbury University, San Diego, CA. Bachelor of Architecture 2010

Honorary Degrees, Awards and Memberships:

  • Honorable mention, 2012. “Displaced Cartographies”. The Greatest Grid Competition, organized by the Architectural League of New York and the Museum of the City of New York. ‘Displaced Cartographies’ was included in the exhibition The Greatest Grid, on view at the Museum of the City of New York. Proposal developed in collaboration with Zooburbia collective, Mexico City.
  • Honorable mention, 2012. “Go with the flow”. 14th International Arquine Competition. 2012 Published in the: Arquine Magazine 60th edition “Go with the flow”. Proposal developed in collaboration with Zooburbia collective, Mexico City.