Lecture Thursday October 29 at FIU by Elisa Silva: "Pure Space: public space transformations in barrios of Latin America"

Elisa presented a lecture atthe BEA Gallery of the Paul L. Cejas School of Architecture at FIUon the content of her research for the Wheelwright Prize shereceived from Harvard GSD in 2011, and has continued to evolvesince then. The presentation identifies approximations to formulate public space through environmental strategies, infrastructure, pavement, buildings and activities as well as investment approachesto create public space interventions in informal settlements of Latin American cities.