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Enlace Foundation at “Actions, the barrio is city” hosted by Espacio Anna Frank and Sala TAC

Enlace Foundation was among the participants of the discussion titled “Actions: the barrio is city” where María Virginia Millan presented work in the barrio La Palomera along with María Isabel Peña from CCScity450 and Cheo Carvajal from Ciudad Laboratorio. It was part of the events related to the exhibition “Lets Meet Each Other,” presented by Espacio Anna Frank at the Sala TAC of Trasnocho Cultural in Caracas Venezuela.

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"Nothing out of the ordinary" reclaims an abandoned house for art and culture in La Palomera

“Nothing Out of the Ordinary” took place on October 12, 2019 in a run-down, abandoned structure in La Palomera, as part of the program Integration Process Caracas IPC. The community of La Palomera invited the IPC team to help them initiate the structure´s recovery process, which was sparked by a celebration of art and culture attended by neighbors of La Palomera  and visitors from the entire city.

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The San Juan María Vianney Church is a finalist of the XI Iberoamerican Architecture and Urban Design Biennial

Enlace Arquitectura´s San Juan María Vianney Church is among the 17 finaliastas of the XI Iberoamerican Architecture and Urban Design Biennial, celebrated in Asunción Paraguay, October 5-11, 2019. It was selected among 997 projects from 22 participating countries from Mexico to Chile within the American continent, as well as Portugal and Spain.

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Enlace Foundation and Fospuca begin door to door waste collection in La Palomera

Today, October 3, 2019, Fospuca began a door-to-door waste collection program in La Palomera, Baruta, employing people from the community with the institutional support of the City of Baruta and the social accompaniment of Enlace Foundation. The initiative provides barrio inhabitants with a better-quality service and will eliminate the presence of containers in the entrances of the informal settlement. It represents a pilot project that will be replicated in other sectors of the municipality such as El Placer de María, Ojo de Agua, Las Minas, Santa Cruz and Hoyo de la Puerta.

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Elisa is awarded the Lucas Artists Fellows in Visual Arts for 2019 – 2022

Elisa Silva is selected among the 33 Sally and Don Lucas Artists Fellows of the Montalvo Arts Center in California, in recognition of her work focused on raising awareness of spatial inequality and efforts to integrate barrios into broader urban dynamics through public space interventions. She will pursue research on the formal characteristics of exisitng public space in the barrio La Palomera.

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Bello Monte Avenue public space project at CCS' 452nd anniversary

Enlace Arquitectura presented the Beethoven Avenue in Bello Monte project at the celebration of the 452nd anniversary of Caracas on July 26, 2019, organized by CCScity450 and Fundación Espacio. Slides of the project, which includes the design of sidewalks and new public plazas commissioned by the bank Banesco in 2017, were projected onto a building facade.

 

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Founder´s Celebration – Fifth Gathering IPC

On Saturday, July 13, the Founder’s Celebration was held in the Santo Domingo sector of La Palomera, Baruta Municipality, as part of the program Integration Process Caracas. The purpose of the event was to disseminate the unacknowledged urban history of a this part of the city. Founders of La Palomera and their descendants shared the stories and anecdotes of how the settlement's process began.

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Colloquium "Let's talk about the City: Is it possible to build a Sustainable Caracas?"

Enlace Foundation was invited to participate in colloquium “Let's Talk about the City” organized by the Venezuelan-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Caracas, on July 10, 2019, as part of the city´s 452th Anniversary celebration. Other participants included Haciendo Ciudad, Trazando Espacios, CCSCity450, Territorio Hub and Laboratorio Ciudadano. The discourse focused on the integration of the city, participatory urban transformation strategies and the notion of a people centered city.

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