Otero Fuentes


About



Miguel A Otero Fuentes is a Puerto Rico-born USA migrant, a university trained architect specializing in facade design, and a self-taught sculptor. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, where he was awarded the T. Gordon Little Fellowship, participated in design-build studios, worked as a teaching assistant abroad and was involved in research in the areas of digital design and fabrication. During his academic career he won three first place prizes including the distinguished Portman Prize. He also holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree (with honors) from the University of Puerto Rico.

From 2015 until the start of 2022, Otero Fuentes worked at Front were he was involved as a facade system designer on a range of high profile projects including the Joslyn Art Museum Expansion (by Snohetta), the MIT Metropolitan Building renovation (by Diller Scofidio + Renfro), 262 Fifth Avenue (by Meganom) and Google Campus (by BIG + Heatherwick Studio) amongst many other projects.

The intersection of these experiences informs art projects that are designed to stimulate human perception, and aimed to communicate thought-provoking abstract views using material, light, shape, number, space, and meaning.

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