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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 of informal 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 Taller Caracas (IMUTC) of the Metropolitana Mayorship to evaluate projects for 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 University Association of Professors awarded the Andrés Bello Award for Research and Publication in Social Sciences to "CABA Cartography of the 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 of the Caracas Slums presented at the IV Research Conferences of the Venezuelan Studies Section of LASA Latin American Studies Association on November 21,2016. The article highlights the study´s projections of future population growth in slums and the number of people that must berelocated to do eminent geological risk.

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Constructed memories- Carrer week

Constructed memories- Carrer week

Architecture students of the Simón Bolívar Universtiy in Caracas, invite Elisa Silva to participate in a discussion about memory and identity togther with profesors Lorenzo González Casas and Orlando Marín at the university´sPavillion 5, Tuesday November 15th, 2016 at 5:30.

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