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Manuel Antonio Guerrero Sandoval graduated from University of Los Andes – Colombia in 1993. In 2001 he joined the University of Alcalá de Henares in Spain where he gained a Master’s degree in Preservation & Rehabilitation of Historic Architecture.
In 1993 Manuel A. Guerreo founded TECTUS, an international studio for architecture, planning and design, which is based in Bogotá, Colombia. In 2012 he opened an additional private practice servicing clients in the United States.
Manuel A. Guerrero was the lead project architect responsible for the El Tunal Public Library in Bogotá, Colombia. This library has won numerous recognitions around the world including the “Access to Learning Award” given by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2003, and again in 2004, the library was selected as one of the 48 most remarkable buildings in Colombia over the past 25 years, and was part of the International itinerary exhibition called “Architecture in Colombia and the Sense of Place”.
While living in Europe, Manuel A. Guerrero developed a tourism resort in Aghios Nikolaos called “Farsaris Villas” in Crete, Greece. In Spain, he collaborated on the rehabilitation of many historical architecture projects with the technical office of the University of Alcalá de Henares.
His design study has been featured in numerous projects and competitions in Europe, the United States, and Colombia, winning many design competitions.
In 2003 Manuel A. Guerrero spent time in Northern California, and has since developed many projects, including interventions in Victorian residences in Monterey, as well as contemporary homes in Carmel, Carmel Highlands, Big Sur, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach.
Between the aforementioned projects, Manuel A. Guerrero spent time as professor of 'Architectural Design Assisted by Computer' at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá. He also directed a research team that developed concepts of new directions in design using new technologies. A product of this work is in the book Infografía published by the University of Los Andes.
Currently Manuel A. Guerrero spends his time between California and Colombia, where he is overseeing numerous private, institutional and commercial projects.