Benjamin Ibarra-Sevilla is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. He is an architect graduated from Autonomous National University of Mexico and holds a degree in Historic Buildings Conservation from the Excellence Program of the Carolina Foundation and the University of Alcalá de Henares, Spain. His expertise involves case studies of ancient mason techniques, stereotomy, descriptive geometry and architectural geometry informed by form-resistant structures. His work in masonry, geometry and stereotomy has been awarded in Mexico and has been disseminated in various forums and journals of Europe, Latin America, and North America. His most recent research work focuses on the transmission of building technology from Europe to the Americas focusing on the constructive and geometric analysis of sixteenth-century ribbed vaults in Mexico. His book named “Mixtec Stonecutting Artistry” has been recently published by the National Autonomous University of Mexico and his exhibition, holding the same name, has been traveling for two years through six cities of Mexico and United States. The entire body of work created by Prof Ibarra’s research project has been honored by the University of Texas with the Hamilton Creative Research Award.