“I believe that through a successful strategy, ideas are conveyed into reality.”
He is a visiting professor and critic at SCI-Arc (Southern California Institute of Architecture) in Los Angeles. He has also served as a member of the alumni board at Universidad Anáhuac in Mexico City, as part of the Master of Excellence in the Architectural Design program. He received his degree in Architecture in 1986 from the same University and was awarded his first prize for the Calacoaya project. After graduating Arturo Arditti was invited to represent Mexico in an international student exhibition at Columbia University in New York City. He is also a photography enthusiast, a field in which he has also been the recipient of several awards.
“I have a true conviction that innovative design creates functional spaces for individuals with a unique spatial sensibility.”
In 1991, Jorge graduated from the Universidad Anáhuac in Mexico City. He continued his education at Massachusetts College of Art, with a focus on computer-generated graphics. He was invited to represent Mexico in an exhibition of young Latin American Architects in 1993 at the Technion University in Haifa, Israel.
“I don’t believe that architecture can change behavior in people. I think it simply tells the story of times.”
Ricardo Umansky graduated with a BBA from University of Houston in 1999. He is also experienced in finance related industries for 7 years before going back to school in 2006 for his Master’s in Architecture, received in 2010 from Rice University. During these 10 years since he received his Masters, he has worked in countless leading design projects ranging from residential, mixed used, cultural, among others. He worked at TEN Arquitectos in New York before opening his own firm in 2012, named Sudiometría Design Group with offices in New York and Mexico City. With a background in finance Ricardo Umansky has a unique ability to balance and respect the budgetary requirements of his clients with the expectations of innovative and sustainable design. He now leads the SM + RDT team in New York.