Visit duration time (from – to): 01 September 2018 - 31 May 2019
Affiliation: Universidad de Los Andes
Host Department: DAD - Department of Architecture and Design
Coordinator at Polito: PAOLO MELLANO

PhD in Architecture | Master in Urban Design | Architect | with more than 20 years of experience in architectural and urban projects that have been awarded, such as the urban project on the Central Coast of Venezuela after the natural disasters of 1999 [National Architecture Award and Mention of Honor to the Best Urban Project at the Caracas Biennale, 2001]

Since 2001 he combines professional activities with teaching and academic research at universities in Venezuela, Colombia and Italy. Awarded in different competitions, biennales of architecture and invited to be lecturer and/or visiting professor in Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture in spaces and different roles such as: Final Critic Reviewer at PennDesign [2017] / Visiting Researcher: The Culture of Cities, Politecnico di Torino [2017] / Professor, Low income Housing + Public Space Workshop, Politecnico di Torino [2016] / Final Critic, MIT Studio: Urban Stitching [2016] / Visiting Professor, International Architecture Workshop Limapolis, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú [2012-2017] , Visiting Professor, REDSUR Workshop: Urban Thickness, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba [2012] / Visiting Professor, International Architecture Workshop of Cartagena, Colombia [2010-2014] / Speaker, International Congress: Cities in Transformation at the Politecnico di Milano [2012]; among others.

With skills in the coordination, development and design of complex architecture and urban design projects, accompanied by interdisciplinary teams. Interested in the architectural and urban responsibilities of the projects, as well as in the definition of the contemporary city. Researcher on Latin American landscape [Contemporary Latinscapes]

Associate Professor, Researcher and Director of the Graduate School of Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture and Design, University of Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia [2013-present]