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Frank Gehry Presents Design for Venezuelan Music Center

With Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in attendance, Frank Gehry presented the model for the future National Center for Social Action Through Music building in Lara state. The project is Gehry’s second in Latin America, following the recently inaugurated Biomuseo in Panamá.… Sigue leyendo

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How Venezuela’s Espacios de Paz Project is Transforming Community Spaces

The Espacios de Paz (Spaces for Peace…) project in Venezuela is turning “zones of danger” into “zones of peace” through participatory design in violent areas of the country. Led by Venezuelan firm PICO Estudio, Espacios de Paz was Sigue leyendo

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adjkm’s Releases Final Design for Caracas Symphony

In 2011, adjkm… won an international competition to design the Simon Bolivar Complex for Social Action through Music (CASMSB – Complejo de Acción Social por la Música Simón Bolívar) in Caracas. Now, almost four years later, the Venezuelan practice has released their updated Sigue leyendo

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Urban Think Tank Responds to the Forced Eviction of Torre David Residents

Following yesterday’s news story about the forced eviction of the thousands of inhabitants living in Venezuela’s Torre de David (Tower of David), the world’s tallest vertical slum, Urban-Think Tank has issued a statement. The group, which spent two years researching the remarkable urban … Sigue leyendo

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Venezuela Begins Relocation of Thousands Living in Torre de David, the World’s Tallest Slum

Monday night began the relocation process of thousands of inhabitants living in Venezuela’s Torre de David (Tower of David), the world’s tallest slum, according to reports by Venezuelan newspaper Últimas Noticias, BBC Mundo and tweets from journalists following the coverage. The… Sigue leyendo

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Thousands of Inhabitants May Be Relocated As Chinese Bankers Eye Venezuela’s Torre David

Torre de David (the Tower of David) – the world’s tallest slum and the subject of Urban-Think Tank, Justin McGuirk, and Iwan Baan‘s Golden Lion-winning Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2012 – is once again making headlines. Venezuelan newspaper TalCual… reports that the Venezuelan government is in Sigue leyendo

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Project Helix: Reviving Venezuela’s Unfinished Modernist Utopia

Although construction was never completed, “The Helix” in Caracas is one of the most important relics of the Modern movement in Venezuela. The 73,000 square meter project – designed in 1955 by Jorge Romero Gutiérrez, Peter Neuberger and Dirk Bornhorst – takes the… Sigue leyendo

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Metro Cable Caracas / Urban-Think Tank

Architects: Urban-Think Tank
Location: Caracas, Venezuela
Design Team: Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner
Project Team: José Antonio Nuñez, Carlos Bastidas, Alfredo Brillembourg, Patrick Edlinger, Elizabeth Florian, Cesar Gavidia, Dora Kelle, Hubert Klumpner, Rafael Machado, Claudia Ochoa, Regina Orvañanos, Juan Ponce, …
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