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LASA 2017 “CABA Cartography of the Caracas barrios – record and analysis of 28 years of informal settlement growth in the city”

LASA 2017 “CABA Cartography of the Caracas barrios – record and analysis of 28 years of informal settlement growth in the city”

Elisa Silva participates in the Panel "Informal City and Participative Design: physical and symbolic connections" at the conferences de 1st of May 2017 of the LASA 2017 conference at the Pontificate Catholic University of Peru UPCP in Lima. She will share the research work of CABA: Cartography of the Caracas Barrios 1966-2014 and the spatially defined premises for inequality present in the urban territory.

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Enlace Arquitectura is part of the event “Participation, materials, design, culture” at the Factulty of Architecture and Urbanism at the Central University of Venezuela

Enlace Arquitectura is part of the event “Participation, materials, design, culture” at the Factulty of Architecture and Urbanism at the Central University of Venezuela

Enlace Arquitectura shares experiences in the participative design processes of the "City Planting" program together with other distinguished collegues at the Factulty of Architecture and Urbanism at the Central University of Venezuela. The event was organized by the Goethe Institute, Glocal Studio, Taller X and the Factulty of Architecture and Urbanism FAU on Friday March 10, 2017 from 9:00 am through 5:00pm.

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“Antimano – Catholic University Andres Bello – Live cartography”

“Antimano – Catholic University Andres Bello – Live cartography”

Enlace Arquitectura was invited to participate in the project "Antimano - Catholic University Andres Bello - Live Cartography" with the exhibition "CABA Cartography of the Caracas barrios 1966-2014". The exhibition is open to the public during the month of March 2017 in the Experimental Hall of the Catholic University Andres Bello Cultural Center and includes a series of municipal maps and a large scale satellite map of Caracas (12.0 x 5.5 meters) at 1:5,000 scale, that shows the slum areas. Slums account for 4,470 hectares and the equivalent of 24% of the entire urban territory. 1.449.055 inhabitants live there, which is 45% of the Caracas population.

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Elisa Silva is invited as a guest professor to Limapolis 2017

Elisa Silva is invited as a guest professor to Limapolis 2017

Elisa was part of the group of invited professors to the Limapolis workshop at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú in Lima between March 5th and 11th, 2017. The studio centered on analyzing the urban, social and environmental role of the historic Surco Canal in the city, as a basis to project possible scenarios that increase its visibility, value and relevance.

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First meeting in preparation for the 450 year anniversary of the city - Instituto Metropolitano de Urbanismo Taller Caracas (IMUTC)

First meeting in preparation for the 450 year anniversary of the city - Instituto Metropolitano de Urbanismo Taller Caracas (IMUTC)

The satelite map of Caracas at1:5.000 scale from the exhibition "CABA: Mapping 48 years ofinformal settlment growth in Caracas" was presented atthe Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración(IESA) Caracas - Venezuela, on the ocassion of the eventorganizad by the Instituto Metropolitano de Urbanismo TallerCaracas (IMUTC)of the Metropolitana Mayorship to evaluate projectsfor the celebration of the city´s 450 year anniversary.

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