Francisco Pardo was born in Mexico City. He received his Architecture degree from Universidad Anahuac where he graduated with honors, and his Master's Degree in Architecture from Columbia University). He began his professional practice at TEN Architects (1995-2000); CHOSLADE Architecture in New York (2000-2001). In 2001 founded at103. He has been a professor at Technologic de Monterrey, Anahuac University and University of Pennsylvania. He is currently Professor at Iberoamericana University in Mexico. He has lectured at Hong Kong Polytechnic, Innsbruck University, UBA Buenos Aires, and multiple institutions in Mexico, and has participated at several Biennales around the world.