Jorge Mejía Hernández


Jorge Mejía Hernández had his education as an Architect at the Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia) where he graduated in 1996. He holds a Master in History and Theory of Art and Architecture (2002) as well as a Master degree in Architecture (2008), both from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

His Teaching includes Architectural Theory, History of Architecture and Design Studio at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia since February 2005, where he became Profesor Catedratico Asociado in 2007.

Aside from receiving a Honorary Mention from the Colombian National Natural Park System – Ministry of the Environment in 1998, and a Colfuturo Scholarship in 2009, he is the author of Enrique Triana: Obras y Proyectos (Bogotá: Planeta, 2006) and Coauthor of Vivienda Moderna en Colombia (Bogotá: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2004)  and XX Bienal Colombiana de Arquitectura (Bogotá: Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos, 2006).

His research interests include architectural form, modern architecture, contemporary conditions and architectural principles and procedures.