Guillermo Honles has been a licensed Architect in the State of California since 1993; he is also an active and continued member of the American Institute of Architects.
He received his Masters in Architecture from the University of California in Los Angeles UCLA in 1991, after receiving his Bachelor of Architecture Degree in California Polytechnic University in Pomona in 1989.
Guillermo worked in several projects varying from small residential to large mix-use projects, as well as, institutional and commercial developments. He has extensive experience in the area of Sustainable Architecture and Alternative Energy applied to Architecture. He was a member of the TASK 7 Group, created by the United Nations International Energy Agency to Map out the development of Photovoltaic Energy in Architecture.
Guillermo Honles has made a distinguishing mark with projects that he has designed for the LADWP. Most recently, he has designed several solar powered facilities for the LADWP. Among those, the 151 kilowatt photovoltaic carport at the John Ferraro Building in Los Angeles is notable for its striking design and integration into the overall layout of the site. Other projects have included the photovoltaic arrays at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and at several Los Angeles public libraries.
Guillermo is also an Adjunct Professor of Architecture in Woodbury University since 1992, and was responsible for the organization and execution of the XVII Encounter of Latin American Students of Architecture in Los Angeles, with close to 2000 participants from 28 countries. He has also lectured extensively throughout Latin America, Europe and the United States, and has earned several Design Awards from Architectural organizations in the Los Angeles area.
Guillermo is also co-founder of the Mundaneum Architectural Congress which takes place every two years in San Jose, Costa Rica since 1999, and which reunites some of the most distinguished architectural professionals with the shared goals of exchanging ideas and perspectives of design and architecture and their relationship between cultures and languages throughout Latin America.