José A. Castañeda Lead Designer MArch
Profile José joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 2017, having previously worked at architectural firms in Mexico City, New York and Edinburgh, where he gained extensive experience in projects of different typologies and scales. At ZHA, Jose worked in the detailed design phase of the Mandarin Oriental and Mayfair Residential Tower, both in Melbourne. Most recently, he worked on the Jesolo Magica in Italy and the construction documentation phase of a high profile project in Hangzhou in China.
Education José studied architecture at the Durango Institute of Technology in Mexico, where he received his professional degree. He later received his Master’s in Architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture, London 2012. He is a registered architect in Mexico since 2008.