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The Studio

Mauricio Cohen Architects is an architecture and design studio based in Mexico City. In projects large and small, our studio seeks to create worlds that bond people to place — composing spaces as sensory experiences that uplift the human spirit.

In each of our projects, we seek to find symbiosis with nature. We create living spaces that respond to site, climate, users,
place and purpose. In doing so, each space becomes a work of art, rich in narrative and designed for meaningful

In our practice, we celebrate living intelligence, ever in search of the sublime.

The studio is led by Mauricio Cohen, Founder and Director of MCA. A creative with a deep reverence for nature, Mauricio’s work is informed by his ongoing research practice and inquiry into traditional ways of building and upholding the innate wisdom of indigenous technologies.

At MCA, Mauricio cultivates a culture of genuine collaboration, working closely with a team of like-minded experts assembled from around the world. For each project, Mauricio oversees specialists who work together to achieve synthesis across different disciplines, from concept design to brand identity, graphic design, interiors, architecture, landscape, furniture and furnishings. In this way, each project is conceived by a creative community and is a true collaboration between client, architect and contractor.

Mauricio Cohen Kalb

Mauricio Cohen Kalb is an architect and designer based in Mexico City (MX) and Boston (US). A graduate of Culver Military Academy, he holds a Bachelor's in Architecture with Honors Cum Laude and academic excellence from Universidad Iberoamericana. He is pursuing a Master's in Landscape Architecture and a Master's in Urban Design at Harvard University GSD, where he serves as the President of the Student Organization Skins Collective, focusing on the intersection of fabrics, buildings, and nature. Recognized for his achievements, he has been awarded the Deans Merit Scholarship by Harvard University and the Manuel Garibay Award by Universidad Iberoamericana.

Mauricio's work and research extend across public and private institutions. Including diverse projects for the Mayoralty of Cuajimalpa in Mexico City, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and various embassies in Mexico City. As the driving force behind MCA, Mauricio is dedicated to creating experiences that uplift the human spirit while harmonizing with the natural world. Completed projects under his direction span diverse locations, including Miami, Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico City, Chicago, and Valle de Bravo. These endeavors cover various sectors, such as architecture, interior design, branding, landscape, and urban public spaces.

MCA Team

Chief Operations Officer – Sofia Trujillo Vazquez


Operations Supervisor – Daniel Kroitoro

Senior Architect – Daniela Skinfill

Architect On Site – Orlando Antonio Martinez

Technical Project Lead – Gustavo Javier Reyes

Interior Design Lead – Jaqueline Hale Cuenca

Our Collaborators


Core Capital – Real Estate Developer


K3 Arquitectos, Raul Kuri – GC, Design Build


We Are Triibe – Interior Design

Maraca Design – Concept Brand and 

Mosti Sistemi - Aluminum and Glass

Alexa Fernandez – Concept, Photography and Art Direction


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