Wonne Ickx (1974) studied civil engineering and architecture at the University of Ghent, Belgium and the ETSAM in Madrid, Spain. He continued his studies with a Masters degree in Urban Studies form the Centre for Metropolitan Studies (CEMET) at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. He worked several years as a project director at Neutelings Riedijk in Rotterdam. In 2006 he established PRODUCTORA in Mexico City, together with Abel Perles, Carlos Bedoya and Victor Jaime. PRODUCTORA has received numerous national and international prizes and recognitions. Amonst others the studio has been awarded by the Architectural League of New York with the Young Architects Forum in 2007 and the Emerging Voices in 2013. Wonne Ickx has been teaching architecture and urbanism at the Universidad Iberoamericana, Universidad La Salle and Centro de Diseño in Mexico City and is currently teaching at UCLA, Los Angeles. He is co-founding director of LIGA, Space for Architecture, Mexico City, an independent platform that since 2011 stimulates interchange of ideas and investigation on contemporary Latin American architecture in Mexico City.