alonso l ortega pursues curiosity, questioning convention, and creativity through architecture + art. his work embodies a broad variety of project types, from theoretical to experiential to traditional - each of which afforded him the opportunity to explore and learn the nuances of the design process. understanding the importance of design language is a cornerstone of his practice, as well as investigating the materiality of digital processes, computation + construction, and visualization techniques through emerging tools.
an artist and a writer, alonso continuously seeks opportunities to provoke thought and embolden change. he has actively taken part in performance art in iowa, creating public art for kansas city, and is currently writing a series of books focused on topics that significantly impact his life. alonso applies his ever-evolving skillset to projects with one eye trained on honing his skills and the other focused on achieving technical excellence.