Architecture Firm Name: Angélica Gaviria
Firm Location: Medellin, Colombia
Founding Year: 2009
Architect and Master of Arts in Urban and Environmental Processes, with experience in urban projects, especially in housing and habitat subjects mainly focused on slum. Furthermore, she has worked on the design and construction of cultural and educational facilities, with a special mention of projects involving victims of the armed conflict, in the post-conflict context that Colombia is going through. Her work has been recognized locally with the Colombian award “Lápiz de Acero” in 2015 and in the XXV Colombian Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism; and internationally with the publication of her work in the Young Architects in Latin America 2018 edition by the French architecture practice CA’ASI Architect-Studio.
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Her professional practice has been focused on making use of architecture and urbanism as a main tool for improving vulnerable communities’ quality of life, within different Global South urban and rural contexts.
Considering all the above mentioned, her projects:
Use collective construction methodologies between communities, politicians, and technicians, within a horizontal framework.Read More: Angélica Gaviria | Medellin | Columbia | American Architecture