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Enlace Arquitectura and Ciudad Laboratorio exhibit "Microprocesses" at Arc en Rêve Bordeaux France

Enlace Arquitectura and Ciudad Laboratorio present the exhibition “Microprocesses: choreography of urban integration” as part of the exhibition “Commun: une architecture avec les habitants” at Arc en Rêve Center d'Architecture, Bordeaux, France, from June 23 to September 18, 2022. The exhibition brings together the works of the 2021Chicago Architecture Biennale presented at the Graham Foundation and the content of the French Pavilion at the 2021 Biennale di Venezia. The selection presents examples of design of spaces with the active participation of their inhabitants.

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La Iglesia de Media Legua by Enlace Arquitectura among the 38 outstanding projects of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize

We are pleased to share the news that the San Juan María Vianney Church in Media Legua, Vargas State Venezuela by Enlace Arquitectura, was selected by the jury of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize in Chicago among the 38 “Outstanding projects” from 400 nominations of works built in the Americas between January 2018 and December 2021. The jury is chaired by Sandra Barclay from Peru, and also includes Mónica Bertolino from Argentina and Alejandro Echeverri from Colombia, among others. The award seeks to recognize architecture that not only serves as a static monument but also has a positive impact on its specific context.

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The suspended model of the gardens and public spaces of the barrio La Palomera is once again on display in Bavaria, Germany.

On Thursday, May 12, the exhibition "Biennale Meets ROMA" was inaugurated in Burgau, Germany, in the exhibition spaces of the firm ROMA. This represents the second time the gardens and public spaces of La Palomera can be viewed by the public, along with pieces by Patti Anahory, Michael Malzan, and Jesse Reiser. Enlace Arquitectura’s installation focuses on the spatial and cultural richness that already exists in the barrio. It both celebrates and acknowledges what constitutes a fundamental part of the city, where more than half of caraqueños live.

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Exhibition at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex in Miami on South Florida´s vulnerable neighborhoods - by Elisa Silva's students at FIU

The exhibit features maps of 6 vulnerable neighborhoods in South Florida that are the result of student research and conversations with neighbors. They show the simultaneous superposition of buildings in three times: 1. Those of the past that have been demolished, 2. Those of the present, and 3. Future projects aimed at a public of greater economic affluence and different from the current population.

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III Cuatrimestre 2021 - Frameworks with Elisa Silva

Elisa participates in the III Cuatrimester 2021 organized by EntreNos in San José Costa Rica on November 1, 2021. Frameworks encompasses the professional practices of various architects in Latin America and the Global South. They reflect on the agency of design to curb social justice through actions in space. 

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The French Ambassador in Venezuela Romain Nadal visits the Casa de Todos Annex in La Palomera

The Ambassador Romain Nadal visits La Palomera to celebrate the culmination of the rainwater collection project in the Annex of the Casa de Todos, Wednesday October 27, 2021. The Ambassador gave certificates to the people from the community who attended the technical workshops led by Lata de Agua. The collection system was financed by the French Embassy in Venezuela, and the project was executed by the Asociación CAUCE and Enlace Fundación.

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Colegio de Arquitectos de Rosario Argentina presents a conversation between participants of the Venice Biennale 2021 - Peru, Venezuela and Argentina

The Rosario Argentina Institute of Architects brings together the architectural offices León Marcial from Peru, Enlace Arquitectura from Venezuela and the curator of the Argentina Pavilion at the 2021 Venice Biennale Gerardo Caballero. The discussion takes place on Thursday, September 30, 2021. The event is moderated by the architect Paola Gallino and published via zoom and youtube streaming.

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Thinking the city Post-Covid, VII Annual Conference 2021

The Advisory Council of the City of Barquisimeto CCCB presents a virtual discussion moderated by Architect Franco Micucci September 27 and 28, 2021, focused on rethinking and reflecting on the city post-covid in terms of new forms of connectivity and urban mobility. Elisa Silva along with architects Luciano Landaeta, Julia King, Jorge Pérez, Lorenzo González Casas and David Gouverneur participate in the discussion.

 

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Conversation with Elisa Silva at Escola da Cidade, Sao Paulo Brazil

The Escola da Cidade in Sao Paulo, Brazil invites Elisa Silva to participate in the open course Architectures of the Global South on Saturday September 18, 2021, which aims to expand the repertoire of contemporary architectural practice by considering the urgent needs of new perspectives, fundamentally counter-hegemonic. The course focuses on the practice of architects in the Global South, revealing the complexities behind each developed project.    

Elisa shared the experience of La Palomera, the program Integración en Proceso Caracas and the exhibition at the Architecture Biennial in Venice.  

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Enlace Arquitectura and Ciudad Laboratorio are part of the fourth edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial 2021

Enlace Arquitectura and Ciudad Laboratorio are part of the fourth edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial titled "The Available City", which opened to the public on September 17, 2021 and remains until December 18, 2021. This year, the Chicago Architecture Biennale is curated by the artistic director David Brown and includes more than 80 projects from 18 different countries that contribute ideas for collective spaces centered on communities.

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Elisa Silva participates in the lecture series "Women in Landscape Architecture: 12 Perspectives" hosted by the UDP Chile

The Master in Territory and Landscape and Observatory of Landscape and Sustainability Program at the Universidad Diego Portales UDP in Santiago Chile, invites an international cast of women recognized in the field of landscape architecture to present their academic and professional work through a series of talks "Women in Landscape Architecture: 12 perspectives".

Elisa’s presented "The Complete City: La Palomera, acknowledgement and celebration" on Wednesday July 21, 2021 at 12:00 hrs.

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SURLab invites Elisa Silva to lecture at the Second edition of the Webinar “Co-producing Inclusive Spaces”

As part of a series of seminars, workshops, and academic courses, SURLab - a collaborative platform for knowledge production and exchange, funded by the Flemish government (VLIR UOS), and created in collaboration with the Urban Studies Unit of the Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil & the Sustainable Cities Research Group LlactaLAB of Universidad de Cuenca - sponsored the Second edition of the Webinar “Co-producing Inclusive Spaces”.

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Elisa presents a conference "Complete City: La Palomera, acknowledgement and celebration" at the Institute of Oporto Portugal

Lecture by Elisa Silva within the framework of the Expedition '21 studio of the Institute of Architecture in Porto Portugal, whose focus this year is “Critical neighborhoods: Architecture and appropriation in Bairro do Leal." The workshop seeks to present a set of regeneration strategies in the precarious territory of Bairro do Leal, in Porto, demonstrating the capacity of architecture to improve the living conditions of inhabitants. Elisa's contribution was based on the experiences in the barrio La Palomera in Caracas Venezuela.

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