Bernardo Gómez-Pimienta was born i n Brussels , Belgium in 1961. He studied architecture at the Universidad Anáhuac in Mexico City where he obtained his first professional degree in 1986. He received his Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University , New York in 1987.
From 1987 until 2003, he was founding principal of TEN Arquitectos. Several of the buildings he designed are honored with numerous national and international awards and publications.
In 1998, he received the first " Mies van der Rohe " Award for Latin America In 2002, he was recognized in the first Mexican Design Biennale and received several Quórum design awards and mentions. In 1990, he was honored with the Architecture Prize of the National Fund for the Arts.
He has won the " Latin American Building of the year" price given at the World Architecture Awards, with "Hotel Habita" project.