Mario Ballesteros is editor in chief of Domus Mexico, a local, Spanish-language edition of Domus magazine.
As an independent editor and content strategist he has have conducted research withLAR/Fernando Romero and Grupo de Diseño Urbano, worked as an in-house editor at Actar (where he coordinated and co-edited the sixth installment of theVerb architecture boogazine series: Crisis), acted as curator for the Design Hub Barcelona (DHUB), and has been head of Digital Platforms and Communications at theBarcelona Institute of Architecture (BIArch). In 2011 he was part of the winning editorial team selected to direct Quaderns d’arquitectura i urbanisme, the journal of the Collegi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya (Association of Architects of Catalonia).
Alongside his editorial work, Mario develops content and communication strategies and manages projects for cultural and academic institutions, as well as private architecture and design firms. He sporadically posts at Mañanarama, a blog speculating on the subject of Mexican architectural production and history as products of failed development.
Mario holds a Master in Architecture and Urban Culture degree from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), and a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Affairs from El Colegio de México (Colmex).