Francisco Gonzalez Pulido was born in Mexico City in 1970. In 1991, he graduated from Monterrey Tec with a bachelor’s degree in architecture. In 1998, he was accepted to Harvard’s Graduate School of Design for a master’s degree. In 2000, he joined JAHN in Chicago. Eight years later he became Helmut Jahn’s first partner, and in 2012 he became president of the company.
Since founding FGP Atelier in 2017 in Chicago, he has been awarded the Green Building Award for the Americas for his Orchid Educational Pavilion in Oaxaca by The Architects Newspaper.