Ph: Agustino Mercado

Karla Montauti is a contemporary architect and visual artist from Venezuela based in Buenos Aires. Specialized in Concept Design & Architecture Competitions, having carried out 30 multi-scale contests, obtaining several awards and distinctions, among which stands out in 2019 the Unanimous First Prize in the International Competition for the Universal Exhibition Buenos Aires 2023 for the design of the Pedestrian Bridge, Boulevard and Public Space and in 2021 the Unanimous First Prize in the Public Competition for ReThinking the City of Resistencia, Argentina.

Co-Founder in 2021 of MOOZ Architects in Buenos Aires and Madrid, seeking an urban future attracted by the new times.

She developed her career at the big firm AISENSON Arquitectos for several years, where she held 24 competitions as Associated Architect, conducting the Creative Direction of the Laboratory ASN nOISE & developing project research, concept & schematic design.

With Postgraduate in Arts - Morphology (FADU-UBA) and Postgraduate in Research on Architectural Projects (FADU UBA), Montauti has been invited to teach since 2016 at the University of Buenos Aires, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella & Universidad Nacional de La Matanza in Argentina, practising a fusion between Architecture and Art.

AWARDS

2021_1ST PRIZE URBAN DESIGN COMPETITION.

PUBLIC SPACE AND MOBILITY FOR RESISTENCIA CITY. Argentina

2020_2ND PRIZE & MENTION.  "NUESTRAS ARQUITECTAS"  

ARCH DAILY CONTEST. Land Art Project "Sculpting La Pampa"

2019_1ST PRIZE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 

EXPO UNIVERSAL 2023. Bridge, Boulevard and Public Space. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2019_DRAWINGS COMPETITION by CENTRAL ARCHITECTS SOCIETY. Two Prizes and 1 Special Mention for Calendar 2020. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

2019_XIII NATIONAL BIENNIAL ARCHITECTURE AWARD OF VENEZUELA. "Special Prize outside Venezuela" for  NASA 3D PRINTED HABITAT for Mars. 2035

2018_1st MENTION HISTORICAL HISTORIAL DOCK COMPETITION  ING. WHITE. Bahía Blanca Argentina 

 

2018_1st PRIZE COMPETITION HERITAGE CORNER - EXTENSION BANK OF CÓRDOBA at Historical City Centre. Córdoba Argentina

 

2017_3rd PRIZE PUBLIC COMPETITION "PLAYA FERROVIARIA COLEGIALES". Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2017_MENTION OF HONOR PUBLIC COMPETITION PARK OF THE CITY. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

2016_SPECIAL MENTION IN THE X BIENNIAL SALÓN MALAUSSENA dedicated to Dr. Jimmy Alcock. with the "Final Thesis Project" Market + Terminal.  Caracas, Venezuela.

 

2015_SELECTED PROJECT - INVITATION OF NASA International Competition "CHALLENGE OF 3D PRINTED HABITAT" design of the first habitat on Mars in 2035. Position # 40 of 12,000 objects. New York. USA

2015_ART ASSISTANCE - Exhibition "Latin America in Construction 1955-1980". Presence and Assistance to Architect Jorge Castillo at the Expo. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

 

2012_BEST DEGREE THESIS & Mention Publication.
Universidad Central de Venezuela. 

 

2010_MENTION OF HONOR. Carlos Raúl Villanueva Awards. Project "Sports Structures". Maracaibo. Venezuela

 

2010_MENTION TECHNOLOGY. AXIS Design Excellence Awards. Project "Sports Structures". FAU-UCV. Caracas. 

 

2010_THIRD PRIZE. International Design Competition for

"The Expansion of the Chancellery". Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

2009_FIRST PRIZE. National ILAFA Architecture Students Competition with the Tropical Airport participation in the International Competition in Quito Ecuador.

PROFESSOR EXPERIENCE

Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

Architectural Design IV

Cátedra Grassi

2020-2021

FADU UBA. Universidad de Buenos Aires

Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism

Cátedra de Forma y Proyecto

2016-2020

 UNLAM Universidad Nacional de la Matanza

Sistemas Informáticos Proyectuales

Chief of Practical Works in Projects Digital Lab

2017-2019

 

FAU UCV. Universidad Central de Venezuela

Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism

Unidad Docente Nueve

Architectural Design

Guest Professor

2012-2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2021 - Buenos Aires, Argentina.

mOOz Architecture

CoFounder & Creative CoDirector.

2016-2020 - Buenos Aires, Argentina.
AISENSON Arquitectos - ASN / nOISE Laboratory.

Associated Architect with exclusively dedication to  International & National Competitions Design.

24 Competitions Completed.

2013-2015 - Caracas, Venezuela

Espacio Jorge Castillo // National Architecture Award.  Artistic, architectural and urban proposals for Caracas & assistance in the "Latin American in Construction" Exhibition at MoMA, NY.

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

Universidad Central de Venezuela
Architect.

Average Architectural Design UD9: 19.80 / 20
Academic Average: 18.50 / 20. Efficiency 1
Mention for Best Final Project
First Place of Promotion 58A

2006-2012

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Specialisation in Arts - Morphology of Space
Average: 9.33 / 10

2015-2016.

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Specialisation in Architectural Project Research
Academic Scholarship Winner for teaching

2017-2019.

PRESS

2021-04-09_Clarín - 1st Prize - Eco Resistencia

2021-03-24_Plataforma Arquitectura - 1st Prize - Eco Resistencia

2021-03-24_Arch Daily - 1st Prize - Eco Resistencia

2021-04-01_Arquimaster - 1st Prize - Eco Resistencia

2021-03-30_Cisca - 1st Prize - Eco Resistencia

2020-12-05_Catedra Unesco Concurso Nuestras Arquitectas Categoría Revelaciones. 2do Premio y Mención

2020-11-26_Arch Daily Concurso Nuestras Arquitectas Categoría Revelaciones por Obra Pampa Esculpida. 2do Premio y Mención.

 

2020-06-04_Arch Daily - COVID-19: sobre la reinvención de nuestra relación con el “gran fuera”  Article written by Juan Vicente Pantin & Drawings by Karla Montauti

2019-10-04_Plataforma Arquitectura - 1st Prize - Expo 2023

2019-09-30_Arch Daily - 1st Prize - Expo 2023

2019-09-30_Arch Daily Brasil - 1st Prize - Expo 2023

2019-09-30_Arch Daily México - 1st Prize - Expo 2023

2019-11-12_C3 Diz Korea

2019-09-26_Diario Clarín

2019-09-30_AAH Architects Against Homelessness

2019-09-30_Expo 2023

2019-11-14_El Constructor (ver pag. 80)

2019-11-15_Pandora Magazine by Ana María Marín. Spain

2019-12-16_Sociedad Central de Arquitectos

2019-12-16_Ganadores Calendario SCA 2020

2019-12-16_ArquiNoticias 543

2019-12-16_Arqa Ganadores

2019-02-18_El Universal - XIII Bienal Nacional Arq.

2019-03-04_Revista CAV - XIII Bienal Nacional Arq.

2018-12-18_Ganadores Concurso Muelle Bahía

2018-12-18_Concurso Muelle Bahìa Blanca

2017-12-17_Cruces. Arquitectura y Ciudad

2016-08-12_Revista Entre Rayas - Salón Malaussena

2016-09-01_Ganadores Salón Malaussena

2016-01-05_Revista Corazonada 11 (Pag 23)

2011-10-10_Archue. The Punker

2009-11-01_Sidetur Concurso ILAFA

2010-02-28_Arquitectura en Acero (Pag 32)