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The San Juan María Vianney Church was among the winning projects at the XI Iberoamerican Architecture and Urban Design Biennial

The XI Iberoamerican Architecture and Urban Design Biennial was celebrated in Asunción Paraguay, October 5-11, 2019. Twenty-two countries participated from Mexico to Chile within the American continent, as well as Portugal and Spain. In the category of built work 997 works were presented from Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, España, México, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Perú, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela.

210 projects were pre-selected, including 4 projects in Veenezuela: Casa Guaparo, NMC Nómadas; Casa Núcleo, AGA estudio; Experimento Tropical, Casa LP- Sánchez Taffur Arquitectos; Iglesia San Juan María Vianny Media Legua, Elisa Silva, Enlace Arquitectura.

The biennial´s jury was presided by Gloria Cabral and Solano Benítez (Asunción), and included Gabriela Carrillo and Mauricio Rocha (Mexico City), Sandra Barclay and Jean Pierre Crousse (Lima), Josep Ferrando (Barcelona), Carlos Quintáns (La Coruña), Nicolás Campodónico (Rosario), Carla Juaçaba (Rio de Janeiro), Javier Corvalán (Asunción), and the XI BIAU biennial´s organizers Ana Román and Arturo Franco. 

They selected 32 works including the San Juan María Vianney Church and the final jury deliberation centered on 17 winning projects, where the church was definitively selected as one of the XI BIAU winning projects.

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Montalvo Announces New Lucas Artists Fellows in Visual Arts for 2019 – 2022

Elisa Silva is selected among the 33 Lucas Artists Fellows for her work on projects focused on raising awareness about spatial inequality in the urban environment through interventions in the public space, informal settlement integration and the strengthening of rural landscapes.

Montalvo Arts Center's Sally and Don Lucas Artists Program announced its most recent Lucas Artists Fellowship awards, on September 18, 2019. 33 artists from the US and the world were selected for the 2019-2022 cohort. The announcement commented that: “This distinguished group includes individuals from 16 countries working in the fields of visual arts, architecture, urbanism, and design. This includes visual arts media such as drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, film, design, and printmaking, as well as artists working in the fields of performance, social practice, and sound art. These Fellows were born or reside in the following countries: the United States, Japan, the Netherlands, Mexico, India, South Africa, Argentina, South Korea, Spain, Bangladesh, Guatemala, Taiwan, the Philippines, ltaly, Venezuela, and England.”

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Graham Foundation Publication Grant

Graham Foundation Publication Grant

Elisa Silva received a Grant from the Graham Foundation for the project "Pure Space: public space transformations in Latin American informal settlements." The grant represents a significant contribution to support the book´s publication and awards it with the prestigious honor of forming part of the Graham Foundation´s sponsorship that enjoys a wide network of alliances and avenues for dissemination.

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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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X Salon Malaussena prize

X Salon Malaussena prize

Enlace Arquitectura received the X Salon Malaussena prize in the Urban and Environmental Design category for the Citi Foundation project “Planting cities” in collaboration with FUDEP.

Enlace Arquitectura was also awarded in the publication category for CABA Cartografía de los barrios de Caracas 1966-2014.

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