Tatiana Bilbao started her studio in 2004 with the aim of integrating social values, collaboration, and sensitive design approaches to architectural work. The firm’s work is informed by research, allowing it to design for diverse circumstances and scenarios of reconstruction or crisis. Prior to opening her office, Bilbao was an Advisor at the Ministry of Development and Housing of the Government of the Federal District of Mexico City. During this period, she was part of the General Development Directorate of the Advisory Council for Urban Development in the City. Her accolades include the Kunstpreis Berlin (2012), Emerging Voice from the Architecture League of New York (2010), the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture Prize from the LOCUS Foundation (2014), as well as the Impact Award 2017 Honorees from Architzer A+ Awards, the Tau Sigma Delta Gold Medal (2020), and the Marcus Prize Award (2019).