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Inside the Rock 'n' Roll Life of Mexican Architect Michel Rojkind

Posted On: Jan 20, 2018   |   Posted By: Arch Daily

Inside the Rock 'n' Roll Life of Mexican Architect Michel Rojkind

Today, Michel Rojkind is widely known as one of Mexico 's most successful, and at times flamboyant, architects of the 21st century. But in spite of his success, his path to architecture was never straightforward; before founding Rojkind Arquitectos , he spent over a decade as a drummer in pop-rock band Aleks Syntek y La Gente Normal, an experience which he actually credits with sparking his interest in architecture. An article released this week by Surface Magazine offers an extensive profile of Rojkind, from his childhood, through his days as a drummer, to the difficulties he experienced on his architectural work-including the disastrous opening of Mexico City's Cineteca Nacional in 2014. Read some excerpts from Surface Magazine 's article after the break.
© Alicia Vera for Surface Media
On growing up, from 1975 to 1978, as a kid in the Bronx and Scarsdale, New York: It was super hard. Being a Mexican living in New York, I would get into fights all the time. Kids would be like, ‘You're not Mexican-you're...

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