Miguel Alvarez


WATG Chicago

Tel+1 312 471 8901

Miguel joined WATG’s urban architecture studio in 2015. He holds more than ten years’ experience in urban high-rise and master planning, with a robust background in design software and building technology. Miguel also brings extensive expertise in emerging digital fabrication techniques, parametric methodologies, and their impact on contemporary architecture.

His notable project experience spans across Asia, the Middle East and the United States focusing on the design of new and innovative structures that redefine urban high-rise that compliment the local environment. Key project work includes the Expo 2017 Congress Center in Astana, Kazakhstan, the Dancing Dragons Towers in Seoul, Korea, as well as The Jeddah Tower, set to be the world’s tallest building upon completion. Most recently Miguel was part of WATG’s innovative team that won First Prize in the The Freeform Home Design Challenge, a competition to design the world’s first freeform 3D printed house.

Miguel Alvarez on 3D printing and the "blank slate"