Limapolis 2015

Elisa Silva was invited by the Faculty of Architecture andUrbanism of the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Perú PUCP to participate in Limapolis, an intense research and design studio, annually organized since 2011 between March 9 and 15 2015.

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Inauguration of the exhibition "Latin American lessons on informal settlement rehabilitation" at the Architecture Museum in Buenos Aires

CAF, development bank of Latin America and SIUS, Interdisciplinary Seminar for Social Urgency at the University of Buenos Aires inaugurate the exhibition "Latin American lessons in informal settlement rehabilitation".

The exhibition, curated by Elisa Silva, presents 15 slum upgrading case studies in the region. Rubén Ramírez, Representative director of CAF in Argentina, Juan Carlos Fried from SIUS-FADU, UBA and Flavio Janchez from FADU, UBA and Elisa Silva comented on the exhibition and the work of their institutions.

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Exhibition - Pure Space: Public space transformations in Latin American slums

The exhibition presents research work by Elisa Silva for the Wheelwright Fellowship from the Graduate School of Design Harvard University. It is open to the public between the 8th of Septemberand the 18th of October 2014 at the Eric Arthur Gallery ofthe Daniels Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto. The show includes 21 projects in the cities of Lima, Medellin, Guayaquil, Valparaiso, Caracas and Rio de Janeiro. where publicspace is created in informal settlments as part of largerinvestments in major infrastructure, environmental conservation andrisk management projects.

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Exhibition - Proyecto Helicoide: Fantastic Visions

La Caja - Centro Cultural Chacao, Caracas

Between the 14th of September and the 30th of November, theexhibition "Proyecto Helicoide: Fantastic Visions" presents thework of several Venezuelan artists and architects invited to sharetheir statements or projections related to the little understoodmodern architecture legacy called El Helicoide. The piece by Elisa Silva titled "Section: San Agustín - Helicoide - Cota 905" formspart of the exhibition.

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