Founded in 2006 by Gustavo Carmona and Lisa Beltrán, Materia is an architecture studio based in Mexico City with global outreach. Our work aims to create atmospheres expressed through the detailed and thoughtful craft of material.

Our team has designed and overseen projects in 10+ countries becoming proficient in strategic thinking, communication and the assembly of regional teams. Our vision and discipline bring together talent, skill and the complicity of third parties towards a succesful project within complex environments.

Our clients have high standards for design and service. They range from individuals to high-end brands and developers that span hig-end residential, luxury brands, commercial and retail developments, mixed-use, cultural, hospitality and boutique hotels, food and beverage and airport related facilities. MATERIA provides a strong design focus and DNA accompained of a high degree of detail and Architect of Record capabilities.