\ Juan Reyna

Juan José Reyna, MLA

Professor of Architecture
Areas of Specialty

Landscape Architecture, Urban Landscape, Architectural Design, and History of Architecture.


MLA, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
BArch, Tec de Monterrey, Monterrey Campus


He graduated with an undergraduate degree from ITESM, Monterrey Campus, receiving an Honorable Mention for Excellence, in 2010.  He pursued a Master in Landscape Architecture degree at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, graduating with Distinction in 2014. Throughout his career, he has worked in the teaching and research sectors, as well as in the professional practice of architectural design and landscape.

He is currently a professor with the Department of Architecture at the Universidad de Monterrey, where he teaches courses in History of Architecture, and workshops on Architectural Design and Landscape. He has also worked as a Professor of Architecture at ITESM, Monterrey Campus, and as a research assistant with the Office for Planning of de Harvard University. He is currently practicing as a freelance professional. In the past, he worked as a designer at Colwell Shelor Landscape Architecture, in Phoenix, AZ; collaborated with Asensio+Mah for Europan 12; and did an internship with ODA, an architecture firm in Monterrey, N.L.

He is a recipient of the Charles Eliot Traveling Fellowship 2014 from Harvard GSD Department of Landscape Architecture with the topic “Beyond Post-industrial Landscapes, the socio-spatial transformation of Monterrey through the rise, growth, and decline of the Fundidora de Fierro y Acero foundry. His research centers on the economic, social, and cultural mechanisms that shape and transform the city’s urban landscape.

He is a member of the Professional Association of Architects, Nuevo León Chapter. Since 2013, he has also been a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects.