Daniel Bonilla Arquitectos
Daniel Bonilla is an architect graduated from the University of Los Andes (Bogotá, 1986) and Master of Arts in Urban Design from Oxford Brookes University (1990). Further studies have also been accomplished at The College of Technology in Dublin and the Milan Polytechnic. Worked for the Public Space Bureau in the Local Authority Central Offices of Bogotá (1986-89), the London based office of Llewelyn-Davies (1990-91), and Ospinas y Cia in Bogotá (1993-97). In 1997 Daniel Bonilla set formally his own where work has focused on architectural design, industrial design and also projects concerning public space. The diversity of commissions have mostly been obtained by enrolling public open competitions, such as the commission for the design of the Colombian Expo Hannover-2000 Pavilion and International Convention Centre of Medellín. In the field of Education; Daniel Bonilla, Architecture and Planning, have designed schools and university buildings for Colegio Los Nogales, Colegio Anglo Colombiano, several public schools, and Los Andes University in Bogotá. Largely publish in specialized magazines, newspapers and web sites such as Architectural Review, -40 A Young Generation of International Architecture, The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture and 10x10x2, Arquine, ARS Sacra, www.archphoto.it, www.todoarquitectura.com, and others. Selected for the XVII, XVIII and XIX Colombian Architecture Biennales, Honourable Mention at the XVIII Colombian Biennale, Assesit Emerging Architect and Assesit fro the bests architecture work at the III and IV Iberoamerican Architecture and Engineering Biennale (Chile 2002 and Peru 2004), Highly Commended and Prize Winner at the AR+D Awards 2002 and 2004 - (The Emerging Architecture Awards by Architectural Review and D-Line, United Kingdom), Special Mention at the III Frate Sole Foundation Award 2004 – Italy, Honour Mentions at the International Biennale of Quito – Ecuador in 2002 and 2004, and the Steel Blue Pencil 2006 - Colombia. Lectured at several the Royal Institute of British Architects –U.K, The Danish Royal Academy – Denmark, Harvard University and Nebraska Univeristy in USA, and other several institutes and universities in Colombia, México, Uruguay and Chile.