Ivonne Santoyo-Orozco

Ivonne Santoyo-Orozco is an architect, historian, and theorist. Her research explores architecture as an interface between contemporary forms of governance and capital. She is currently at work on an architectural genealogy of property regimes in Mexico. Her publications include: “From the Right to Housing to the Right to Credit: The Drama of Ownership in Mexico”, Columbia Books on Architecture and the City; “Potemkin Infrastructure”, Avery Review; “The Apparatus of Ownership” Scapegoat Architecture and Political Economy Journal, among others. As an architect, she has collaborated with Arup Integrated Urbanism, Foster + Partners, Wiel Arets, and Fernando Romero. As an educator, she has taught at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, Iowa State University’s College of Design, University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury, and Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design in London. Her work has been exhibited at Think Space in Zagreb, the Venice Biennale, and Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York City, among other venues. She has been the recipient of several grants including a Collection Research Grant from the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal and a PhD fellowship from the Mexican National Fund for Culture and the Arts.

Barch, Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico; March, Berlage Institute, Netherlands; PhD, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK. At Bard since 2019.