Andrés Gómez Mares is the first-year Mexican student of the HSE international Master’s programme ‘Prototyping future cities’. He has a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering of the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico and came to Moscow to get knowledge in smart city development and train his skills in digital fabrication. Andrés has told us about programme’s advantages, favourite courses, his career goals and students’ life in Moscow.
Starting February 14, HSE will offer a unique interdisciplinary online project ‘Megacities of the Future’ on Webinar.ru platform. The webinars will run over the course of 13 weeks with one lecture a week. One of the lecturers, Benito Juarez, the founder of the first Fab Lab in South America and the Latin America Fab Lab Network, has told us about the project and has also talked about contemporary trends in architecture, urbanism, and sociology.