Cazu Zegers

Cazu Zegers

Head of Cazu Zegers Architecture Studio


Cazu studies at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso, where she graduated in 1984 in Architecture. She has worked and studied, between 1987 and 1988, in New York, attending to The Parsons School of Design.

From 1990 to date, she is dedicated to the free exercise of her profession, developing architectural projects, lamp design and furniture; urban planning, cultural and territorial management, and research projects in various different fields. 

She has lectured at various universities in the country and abroad; and is actual proffesor of 5th grade at Universidad del Desarrollo arquitecture school.

Architecture projects include urban development works, industrial design, interior architecture, unique architecture, residential buildings and at least 33 single-family homes, which highlight the search for new architectural forms generated through the relationship between poetry and architecture among the american territory. Habitation in a Delicate and Precaurious way,” that is to say with low technology or LOW TECH and a high experiential impact.


1993 "Gran Premio Latinoamericano de Arquitectura" Bienal de Buenos Aires / Casa Cala
2013 Wallpaper Design Awards  / Hotel Tierra Patagonia
2013  T+L Design Awards / Hotel Tierra Patagonia


2003  Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
2003  Colegio de Arquitectos, Barcelona, Spain
2005  Conference Cycle “Arquitecturas del Mundo” Buenos Aires, Argentina
2010  EGURTEK Conference, Bilbao, Spain
2011  “De cómo construir y no Destruir en el Intento 2” Escala Magazine, Bogotá, Colombia
2011  MUNDANEUM Meeting, Universidad de Mendoza, Argentina
2011  XII Seminario Internacional de Arquitectura, Colegio de Arquitectos, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
2012  MAXXI Museum, Rome, Italy
2013  CAZU ZEGERS A+W• NZ International Guest Speaker