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Logbook for an alternative October 12

Logbook for an alternative October 12

Prodavinci in his publication of October 23, 2019, published a review written by Cheo Carvajal about the event that took place on Saturday, October 12 at the Casa de Todos in Baruta with the name "Nothing out of the ordinary: Meeting and discovery in La Palomera ".

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Elisa Silva: You can make good architecture in times of crisis

Elisa Silva: You can make good architecture in times of crisis

On October 3, the publication of the newspaper El Nacional writed about the architect Elisa Silva selected among 17 professionales awarded by his work of the San Juan María Vianney Church, which was built with the suppot of the community of La Media Legua, in Vargas state

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Publication of the San Juan María Vianney Church in Media Legua in ARQA

Publication of the San Juan María Vianney Church in Media Legua in ARQA

ARQA publishes an article on the construction of the Church San Juan María Vianney, September 3, 2019. The Church is part of the rural community La Media Legua, approximately two and a half hours from Caracas, in the parish of Tarmas, in the State of Vargas. The article features the views along the northern mountain range of Venezuela, towards the Caribbean Sea, the fundamental role played by its commissioner, Father Abelardo Bazó and the construction process supported by members of the community.

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My valley was not only green or La Palomera, some barrio - EnElTapete

My valley was not only green or La Palomera, some barrio - EnElTapete

The journalist Faitha Nahmens wrote the article “My valley was not only green or La Palomera, some barrio” for the digital magazine EnElTapete, published August 11, 2019, on the occasion of the sixth event of the program “Integration Process Caracas” titled “La Palomera Green Event” organized by Enlace Foundation, Ciudad Laboratorio, with the support of the City of Baruta. The author narrates in her article: “Green hangs from the windows. It climbs on the iron bars. It winds around the electrical wiring and spills out of the planters in the courtyards of the houses, in rows."

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Article in Metropolis Magazine “On a Remote Venezuelan Mountainside, a Community Unites to Build a Church”

Article in Metropolis Magazine “On a Remote Venezuelan Mountainside, a Community Unites to Build a Church”

The article published on August 2, 2019 by Vicky Sue in Metropolis Magazine, describes the design and construction process by Enlace Arquitectura and the community of Media Legua to build the church San Juan María Vianney in La Media Legua that takes uses readily available materials to create a structure that plays with the slope of the landscape and light. 

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The Country Continues (Brief Report From the Archipelago) - Artishock

The Country Continues (Brief Report From the Archipelago) - Artishock

The curator Felix Suazo writes an article published in celebration of the anniversary of Caracas on July 25, 2019, where he records significant contributions to the Venezuelan artistic production both inside and outside the country over the course of what has transpired in 2019. Among them is the work of the canopies in the barrio El Calvario, designed in together with José Javier Alayón, and the “Integration Process Caracas” program in La Palomera, organized together with Ciudad Laboratorio, Bigott Foundation, Laboratorio Ciudadano de la No Active Violence, La Hacienda Trinidad and a group of artists. The purpose of the program is to generate reflection on the nature of the fragmented city and how to actively think about its integration.

 

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La Palomera, People With Flight - EnElTapete

La Palomera, People With Flight - EnElTapete

Journalist Faitha Nahmens writes the article "La Palomera, People with Flight" for the digital magazine En El Tapete, July 17, 2019, on the occasion of the fifth meeting of the program "Integration Process Caracas" titled Founder’s of La Palomera Celebration organized by Enlace Foundation, Ciudad Laboratorio, Bigott Foundation, La Hacienda La Trinidad, and the support of the Baruta City Hall

 

The author writes “The neighborhood is the city and also celebration, the music of the harp, cuatro and maracas is a powerful string that pulls those who climb the slope from the landing of the Baruta square. When you reach the sector of Santo Domingo in La Palomera, the postcard confirms what has been announced: there is a party under the ceiba tree... A barrio that told its story in the so-called Founder’s Celebration this Saturday of family reunion in La Palomera ("where so pigeons flew" – paloma means pigeon in Spanish) became better known. A barrio that has turned the sidewalks not only into spaces freed up to walk but also in art, as decided by children, in the fresh cement colored caps are exhibited that is now a yellow, blue and red (the colors of the Venezuelan flag) that belongs to them.”

 

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A Venezuelan church is a finalist of the XI Ibero-American Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism in Prodavinci Digital Journal

A Venezuelan church is a finalist of the XI Ibero-American Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism in Prodavinci Digital Journal

Prodavinci digital journal, in its July 15 publication, posted an article of the San Juan María Vianney Church as finalist in the XI Ibero-American Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism. The San Juan María Vianney Church in Media Legua Vargas state was selected among 997 works as one of 32 finalists of the XI BIAU. It will be part of the Biennial exhibition in Asunción Paraguay between October 5 and 11, 2019.

 

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San Juan María Vianney Church selected finalist for the Ibero-American architecture prize at Efecto Cocuyo digital journal

San Juan María Vianney Church selected finalist for the Ibero-American architecture prize at Efecto Cocuyo digital journal

Efecto Cocuyo digital journal, in its July 11, 2019 edition, presents a review of the San Juan María Vianney Church and its participation in the XI Ibero-American Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism. The Church, designed by Elisa Silva and Enlace Arquitectura, was selected as one of 32 finalist works in the XI BIAU by a jury of 13 architects from six countries, out of a pool of 997 submitted projects.

 

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