Laguarda.Low Architects

Dallas | Since 2000

Laguarda.Low Architects
4333 N. Central Expressway, 75205 Dallas, United States
Phone +1 2147529008


Laguarda.Low Architects
Pablo Laguarda, MArch

He was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1950. He studied at the Facultad De Arquitectura y Urbanismo in Montevideo, graduating in 1978, and receiving the degree of architect in the same year. During the entire year of 1977, he traveled around the world studying Architecture in the following countries: the United States, Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, India, Taiwan, Egypt, Israel, Greece, Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Italy, France, Belgium, England, and Spain. Immigrating to the USA in 1983, he received the Certification as a Registered Architect in the United States, in 1986.

As Co-Founder and Principal of Laguarda.Low Architects, Mr. Laguarda coordinates and leads multi-disciplinary design teams on a variety of complex projects and has experience in all phases of project development. Mr. Laguarda has accumulated 30 years of architectural and planning experience and possesses an impressive portfolio of planning, urban design, mixed-use, corporate and speculative office, hotel, resort, retail, residential, and educational facilities. He has won numerous design awards and major international competitions for his projects.

John Low, MArch

He was born in Malacca, Malaysia. He received a full scholarship in 1981 from Exxon Corporation’s Teagle Foundation Scholarship to pursue undergraduate studies in the United States. Mr. Low received his Bachelor of Architecture, Magna cum Laude, from Kansas State University in 1987, and in 1992, received his Master of Architecture with honors from the University of California Berkeley. He is a registered architect in the state of Maryland and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

As principal and co-founder of the firm, Mr. Low has helped lead the firm’s practice in Japan, China and South East Asia, and holds primary responsibilities in all aspects of commercial architecture including design, management and business development. The office has won numerous design awards and major international competitions for projects under his direction.

Mark Edwin, MArch

Mark Edwin Jenkins was born in Kinder, Louisiana, USA, in 1963. Better known as Ed, he received his Bachelor of Architecture from Louisiana State University in 1987, and in 1993, received his Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is a registered architect in the states of Texas and Massachusetts and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the AIA Dallas Chapter, and the Texas Society of Architects.

As Principal of LAGUARDA.LOW ARCHITECTS LLC, Mr. Jenkins is responsible for business development in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, after having traveled and worked in over 40 countries. He manages, coordinates and leads the design efforts on a variety of multifaceted projects, particularly those relating to retail and entertainment. His experience encompasses all phases of project development with a critical emphasis on design.


Based in Dallas, Texas, USA, Laguarda.Low Architects, LLC is an award-winning international architectural practice founded in the year 2000 by a closely knit group of design-oriented architects with many years of shared knowledge and experience. The practice has worked extensively abroad in Europe, Asia and North and South America on developments of all types, ranging from master plans, large and small-scale mixed use developments, retail/entertainment centers, office buildings, resorts, residential developments and public projects. Always evolving to meet the needs of its international clients, the firm has opened a satellite office in Beijing, China and an affiliate office in Tokyo, Laguarda.Low+Tanamachi.

Design is the focus of our practice. The success of our firm in the international marketplace is a testament to our ability to respond efficiently and effectively to demanding client needs and to deliver innovative design solutions that add value to commercial development in a timely fashion. Our design philosophy is open and continually developing. Our methodology focuses each architectural project on the understanding and development of its urban design role, and our numerous repeat clients are a testament to the success of this approach. Our designs add value. To be successful in the world marketplace, the ability to work in virtually any location at any time seamlessly and without interruption with all clients is recognized and adds to the flexible, nimble nature of Laguarda.Low’s practice.