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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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CABA Cartography of the Caracas Barrios 1966-2014 receives the Andres Bello Award

CABA Cartography of the Caracas Barrios 1966-2014 receives the Andres Bello Award

The Board of Directors of the Simón Bolívar UniversityAssociation of Professors awarded the Andrés Bello Award forResearch and Publication in Social Sciences to "CABA Cartography ofthe Caracas Barrios 1966-2014" and the professors Elisa Silva,Henry Vicente, Lorenzo González Casas and Orlando Marín. The awardreconnizes research work published within the last two years.

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El Nacional online journal – 223.650 slum dwellers must be relocated

El Nacional online journal – 223.650 slum dwellers must be relocated

El Nacional publishes anarticle on Enlace Arquitectura´s work regarding the Cartography ofthe Caracas Slums presented at the IV Research Conferences of theVenezuelan Studies Section of LASA Latin American StudiesAssociation on November 21,2016. The article highlights the study´s projections of futurepopulation growth in slums and the number of people that must berelocated to do eminent geological risk.

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