Juan Gabriel Moreno is an award-winning architect and president of JGMA (Juan Gabriel Moreno Architects). Moreno was born in Bogota, Colombia, studied architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and also lived in Florence, Italy, where he studied under Christiano Toraldo di Francia.
In 2010 he launched JGMA with the sole purpose of positively impacting Chicago’s diverse communities. The firm’s award-winning works include the Northeastern Illinois University El Centro Campus.
Now in its 10th year, JGMA has become one of the largest Latino-owned architecture firms in Chicago with plans to expand to other locations.