Aurelio Nuño Morales

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Aurelio Nuño Morales
Born 1949
Mexico City
Nationality Mexican
Alma mater Universidad Iberoamericana
Occupation Architect

Aurelio Nuño Morales (born 1949 in Mexico City) is a Mexican architect.


Nuño studied at the faculty of architecture and urban planning of the Universidad Iberoamericana from 1967 to 1972. He worked together with Rodolfo Barragán Schwarz and Carlos Mijares Bracho[1] Since 1984, he has worked together with Carlos Mac Gregor Ancinola, Clara de Buen Richkarday and Francis Sáenz in their architecture bureau Despacho Nuño, Mac Gregor y de Buen Arquitectos S. C.,[2] a firm that was multiple awarded for its design concepts.[3]

From 1988 to 2002, he realized several projects for the Colegio Alemán Alexander von Humboldt in Lomas Verdes, and several Metro stations in Mexico City. Together with Teodoro González de León and J. Francisco Serrano Cacho he realized the Tomás Garrido Canabal Park in Villahermosa, Tabasco (1983–85).[4][5] He is also known for his design of the Poliforum León,[6][7] wherefore he got one of three honorary mentions at the VII Biennale of Mexican architecture in 2002, and was mentioned in the monograph “Lo mejor del siglo XXI. Arquitectura Mexicana 2001-2004” (the best of Mexican 21st century architecture 2001-2004) of the "Arquine" journal. The further two honorary mentions were for the design of a guesthouse (Spanish: Casa Habitación) in Tlalpan and for the design of the seniors' home house of the Asociación de Ayuda Social de la Comunidad Alemana (Spanish: association of social help of the German community).[8]

He is member of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte, numbered member of the Academia Mexicana de Arquitectura, as well as member of the consulting commission of the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes for architecture.[3][9]

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