Javier Gómez Alvarez-Tostado



Javier Gómez Alvarez-Tostado is a practicing architect with expertise in architectural design and historic preservation, which he teaches in the USA, Mexico, Spain, and England. He has taught at SCI-Arc, Architectural Association, Art Center, Tulane, University of Colorado, Louisiana State University, University of Arkansas, University of Salamanca, Anahuac, UNAM, Ibero-Americana, and Texas Tech University, where he was awarded as the best teacher by the Alumni Association and with the Professing Excellence Award.

Javier is a fellow at the National Academy of History in Mexico, commissioner for the XVII Triennale di Milano, and participant at the Ecopolis Project, IAA in Bulgaria. He is also a member of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, the International Academy of Architecture, the AA in London, American Institute of Architects, Sociedad de Arquitectos Restauradores de Mexico, and International Affairs President of the Mexican Society of Interior Design SMI and CIDI. Awarded as the best teacher by the Alumni Association at TTU,  He has published more than fifty articles, and has lectured widely, including at the Canning House in London, the University of Rabat, the Royal Dutch Institute of Architecture, the American Institute of Architects, the Colegio de Arquitectos in Mexico, the Denver Art Museum, Chiba University in Tokyo, and the SF-Moca.


PhD, History + Historic Preservation (candidate)
Tulane University

MS, Architectural/Historic Preservation
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Graduate Study in Architectural Design
The Architectural Association UK

Graduate Study in Contemporary Arts
University of California, Berkeley

BA, Architecture
Universidad Anahuac-UNAM