Gustavo Avilés studied Architecture at the Iberoamericana University from 1969 to 1974. Since 1984 he has been focused on Light in Architecture. He is a leading Mexican Lighting Designer, lecturer, General Director and Founder of Lighteam Gustavo Aviles (1986), enterprise directed to Investigation and development of Architectural Lighting. Aviles coordinates and teaches in several Lighting Design courses (Post–Grade) in Mexican institutions, Mexico National and Autonomy University, Anahuac University, Iberoamericana University among other national and international Academic Institutions. He has been invited to lectures, courses, seminars and fairs in Milan, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Finland, United States and Greece.
His work achieves a wide variety of applications: residential, corporative, historical buildings, expositions, lighting master plans, landscape, among others.