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Javier Sordo Madaleno Bringas


Javier Sordo Madaleno Bringas was born in Mexico City in 1956 and studied at the Architecture Faculty of the Universidad Iberoamericana (1974-1979). He has made an enormous contribution to architectural development and style in Mexico, improving the environment and quality of life for users. With over 40 years of experience as an architect and developer, his professional life has been prolific, including the design of approximately 190 projects, construction of over nine million square meters, and development of approximately 2.5 million square meters. Sordo Madaleno has earned acclaim and recognition both in Mexico and abroad from leading industry associations, academic institutions, and design publications.

Javier is a member of the Mexican School of Architects, the Mexican Society of Architects, the National Academy of Architecture, and the Real Estate Developers Association (ADI). He is also a board member of Teletón and an honorary fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Javier serves as Regional Counselor in the BBVA Metropolitan Regional Council, and as advisor for the Club de Industriales, the Intercontinental Hotels, Inditex Group, Centro University, and major malls, including ARTZ Pedregal, Plaza Satélite, Plaza Universidad, Antara, Angelópolis, Antea, and Andamar.


Major Architectural Projects

  • Hotel Westin Regina L.C. (1993)
  • Moliére Dos22 (1997)
  • Antara Masterplan (2006-2018)
  • José María Escrivá church (2008)
  • Andares Masterplan (2009-2017)
  • Antea (2013)
  • Toreo Parque Central (2014)
  • Artesia (2014)
  • Andamar (2014)
  • Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen (2015)
  • ARTZ Pedregal (2018), Solaz Los Cabos (2018)
  • 28 projects for the Teletón Foundation (1999-2016)


Awards & Recognition

  • Named Emeritus Academician by the Mexican National Academy of Architecture (2019)
  • First place in the category “Residential for Future Projects” with the project Amelia Tulum at the World Architecture Festival (2018)
  • Appointed Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects for significant contribution to architecture and society (2017)
  • Medal for Merit in Arts and Sciences in the Architecture category by the Legislative Assembly of Mexico City (2016)
  • Award for outstanding career in Architecture by the Real Estate Developers Association (2016)
  • “Best of the Year” award from Interior Design magazine for the Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen’s SPA (2015)
  • “Trayectorias” prize from the Colegio de Arquitectos de la Ciudad de México (2013)
  • “Judges Special Award” by the Design and Health International Academy for the CRIT project in Tampico (2010)
  • “Best building” in the health category for the CRIT project in Tampico at the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona (2009)
  • “Gold Award for Development and Design Excellence” granted by the ICSC in recognition of the innovative nature of the Andares project (2009)