ARCHITECT AND LIGHTING DESIGNER
Gustavo Avilés studied Architecture at the Iberoamericana University from 1969 to 1974. Since 1984 he has been focused on light in architecture. He is a leading Mexican lighting designer, lecturer, general director and founder of Lighteam Gustavo Aviles (1986), a company for research and development of architectural lighting. The dedication and purpose of developing a quality culture in architectural lighting have defined his trajectory of coordinating and teaching several lighting design courses (post–graduate) in Mexican institutions, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Anahuac University, Iberoamericana University and other national and international academic institutions. He has been invited to lectures, courses, seminars and fairs in Milan, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Finland, United States and Greece. His work achieves a wide variety of applications: residential, corporative, historical buildings, expositions, lighting master plans, landscape, and other.
Gustavo Avilés represents a professional and academic developmental path and he is one of the most enthusiastic professionals both in his country and abroad. He is member of Elda+, ACE, IESNA and founder of DIM (Lighting Designers Mexicanos) with other Mexican colleagues.
He is the academic coordinator for the Architectural Lighting Design Postgrade Program, UNAM and the official academician of the Architectural Lighting Postgrade Program, Iberoamericana University.
Gustavo Avilés is the keynote speaker on COMPLEMENTARY CONTRAST Symposium 8/10/2016 at 3:00 pm.
Lecture title: LIGHT - INTERIOR - EXTERIOR AND BOB DYLAN