Luis Manuel Ochoa is an architect from the University of Guadalajara, with studies at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the École d'Architecture de Normandie in France. He is currently studying for a Masters in Public Housing at the University of the Basque Country. He is director of BAC . Barrio|Arquitectura|Ciudad and consultant to local governments on issues related to the Habitat agenda, has conducted workshops, given lectures and has been a guest lecturer at various conferences and universities in Mexico and abroad, his work has been published in books, magazines, specialized digital media and has been selected to be exhibited at the Venice Biennale. The design and implementation of one of the housing programmes in which he has participated won the National Housing Award 2022 for best local government practices and the Bronze Award at the UN Habitat 2023 World Habitat Awards.
For 10 years he was managing partner of JAPI . Estudio de Arquitectura, from 2015 to 2017 he founded and directed the contents in Kukuruchos . Espacio Apto. From 2005 to 2008 he was head of projects at ARCOR and currently collaborates as a consultant in the gallery and cultural district Demetria; he was part of the General Coordination of ArpaFIL in the framework of the FIL, the Guadalajara International Book Fair. He was part of the Metropolitan Citizen Council and since 2018 he is part of the Editorial Dean Council of Grupo Reforma Jalisco, he is currently a member of the State Council for Culture and the Arts of the State of Jalisco, Mexico. He lives between Guadalajara and Bilbao.