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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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Guangzhou Awaard for Urban Innovation

Guangzhou Awaard for Urban Innovation

The Guangzhou Award for Urban Innovation invited Elisa Silva to participate as member of theTechnical Committee together with 11 other experts from around theworld, to select the 15 finalist cities in Bogotá Colombia duringthe UCLG - United Cities and Local Governments between the12th and 15th of October 2016. The Guangzhou Award´s objective is to disseminate exemplary local government practices with innovative projects to improve inhabitant´s qualityof life and advance efforts to protect the environment.

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