Gerardo Ayala Garcia de Quevedo, founding partner and lead architect in TaAG arquitectura, graduated with honors from the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente in Mexico (ITESO) and honorable mention for his thesis, “The surface is enough.” He has graduate studies in contemporary Art by the Instituto Cultural Cabañas, in classical music and violin.
The firm has projects and built works in several cities in the country, such as: Guadalajara, Mexico City, San Luis Potosi, Aguascalientes, Leon, Monterrey, Cancun and Cozumel. Which has been published by AM editors, Arquine, Archilovers, ArchDaily, E-Architect, Architizer, Arquitectosmex, between walls of Reform, Construction and Technology, The universal architecture and interior design.
In 1999, he gets a mention in the competition for the new Computation building in ITESO (O.S.C.). In 2001 he received honorable mention in the contest ArpaFIL 2001, within the cultural events of the FIL 2001. Additionally, in 2004 he was awarded with an honorable mention in the thesis and publications category, by VI Biennale of Mexican Architecture.
In 2006 he won the competition for the remodeling of the Estrella market of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. He won the First place in the competition for the remodeling and expansion of Plaza del Sol shopping center in Zapopan, Jalisco in 2008.
In 2011, he won the competition to design the “Torre Colomos” currently in the project phase.
Finally in March 2013 won in the category of interior design for the project “Andares Corporate Offices” in “XV JALISCO ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2013” by the Association of Architects of Jalisco AC
He is currently a member of the group “10 ideas for Guadalajara” civil society that pretends to be a platform for dialogue and action for urban renewal of Guadalajara City.