» A LOOK INTO A SOCIAL ECOLOGY

A cooperative urban rengineering // Autonomous civic infrastructures

Buildings are  institutions that celebrates the social, the technological and the environmental parameters of its surroundings. 

Platform of cultural expressions and coexisting for art groups, urban biodiversity and grassroots movements.

collective landscapes

ECO INDUSTRIAL PARK

SOCIO-PRODUCTIVE NETWORK UNIT // Alongside Yemail Arquitectura + Insitu// Barquisimeto, VE

  • Nominated for the MCHAP Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize 2016
  • XV Venice Bienal of Architecture 2016 Reporting From The Front
  • Winner of Urban Design Awards at XX Panamerican Quito Biennal 2016
collective landscapes

BOTANIC SURFACE

URBAN FOREST // Caracas, Venezuela 2006-2018

  • First Prize for Urban and Landscape Design IV Architecture Biennale of Maracaibo, Venezuela 2013
  • “Caracas del Valle al Mar: Guía de Arquitectura y Paisaje” Iván González Viso, María Isabel Peña
empowerment machines

DOMESTIC LANDSCAPE // Caracas, Venezuela 2007-2018

  • Commended House at The AR Housing Award 2017. The Architectural Review
  • XV Venice BiennialOf Architecture 2016. Reporting From The Front.
  • XX Architecture and Urbanism Biennial of Chile. Diálogos Impostergable
  • Nominated For The MCHAP Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize 2018
empowerment machines

URBAN AGROSTATION

POST ECOLOGIES DEVICE // Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2016-2017

  • Ministry of Urban Agriculture Research Fellowship Caracas 2017
empowerment machines

MULTIPROGRAM SHIP

SPORT AND CURTURAL PLATFORMS // Catia, Carbonell 2007- 2019 Caracas, Venezuela.

  • Nominated for the MCHAP Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize 2016
  • Winner of the Architectural Design Awards at XX Panamerican Quito Bienal 2016.
  • 1st Prize for Social Architectural Design at the X Salon Malaussena for Architecture and Urbanism
  • Nominated for the Oscar Niemeyer LAtin American Architecture Award 2016
  • Exhibited at the eme3 International Architecture Festival / Barcelona 2015
  • Honorific Mention for Sport Architecture at the Venezuela Bienal 2016
  • XV Venice Biennale of Architecture 2016. Reporting From The Front
collective landscapes

INTERSTICIAL PARK

Tiuna el Fuerte Foundation// El Valle, Caracas, VENEZUELA

  • Honorable Mention Social Habitat and Development. Panamerican Quito Biennal 2010.
  • 1st Price At The Eme3 Architecture Festival. Barcelona 2010.
  • Venezuelan Culture National Award Architectural mention 2010.
  • 1st Price the IAPA International Award of Public Art. New Zealand 2013.
  • Honorific Mention At The Venezuelan Architecture Biennial In Urban Design 2017
empowerment machines

MULTIPURPOSE UNIT

REPROGRAMMED OBSOLESCENCE COMMUNITY OPEN CLASSROOM // La Pastora, Manicomio 2011_ 2019 Caracas, VENEZUELA.

  • Winner of Recycling and Rehabilitation Awards at XX Panamerican Quito Biennial 2016.
  • XV Venice Biennial Of Architecture 2016. Reporting From The Front. Curated By Alejandro Aravena.
 

» CONSCIOUS AND MINDFUL, RETURN TO INDUSTRIALIZATION.

Post oil landscapes: Artificial environments and diverse ecologies. Reuse and reprogramable objects, artifacts and territories on disuse.

 Buildings are primarily assemblies, instruments of engagement between public art interventions and collective installations that pup-up values and cultural manifestations.

The projects integrates applied science and local traditions as a sustainable approach to human, environmental and material resources.

art & political installations

PORTABLE SCENERIES PAVILION // Architectural Instalation Festival DF, Mexico 2018

  • MÉXTROPOLI 2018 La Alameda, Mexico
art & political installations
  • Elam School of Fine Arts International Artist In Residence At The University of Auckland 2014

PARTICIPATORY URBAN REENGINEERING

FESTIVAL OF TRANSITIONAL ARCHITECTURE // Studio Christchurch Physics Room // New Zealand 2014

  • Elam School of Fine Arts International Artist In Residence At The University of Auckland 2014
T.FABS WORKSHOPS

SECOND LIFE PAVILION

SIMON BOLIVAR UNIVERSITY // STUDENT WORKSHOP

art & political installations

EARTH LANDER

JACA – Jardim Canada Art Center // Belo Horizonte, Brasil 2014

  • JA.CA Art and Technology Center. Artist Residence
art & political installations

FARMING SURFACES

URBAN ORCHARD POST-ECOLOGIES PROTOCOLS // Caracas Venezuela 2013-2018

  • Architecture and Landscape Exhibition Salón de Arquitectura de Interiores La Esmeralda
art & political installations

INDUSTRIES OF NATURE

WORJ / Civitella Ranieri Architecture Prize // Invited Artist 2019

Invited artist Tokyo Universtiy of the Arts.

THE NON-PAVILION

DERIVED TECHNOLOGY: BETWEEN ART AND DESIGN

Educational Project for Emerging Artist to Lead Culture in the Next Generation. Tokyo, 2013

art & political installations

PAPERWORK

LIGA, espacio para arquitectura DF – Productora // Mexico DF, Mexico 2014

  • Liga #16 for Architecture supported by Graham Foundation. Curatorial text by Josep María Montaner. Mexico 2014

» BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS, NOT ONLY INFRASTRUCTURES

More programing, less construction.

Buildings are interventions that promote political consciousness and civic responses. 

Public infrastructures that enhances and supports local talents, traditions and multiple intelligences in forms of labour.

Public knowledge factories that trigger abstract thinking, creative performance and new learning and pedagogical processes.

» FAST MONTAGE SLOW ARCHITECTURE

Reengineering Communities // Ecologies of Desires

Buildings are a logistic chain of events that, eventually, could transform into a complex social, performative and environmental apparatus.

The process develops a series of hybrid and flexible civic artifacts that promote cultural activities to regenerate the existing ecosystem and degraded context redefining the urban life.

PUBLIC MACHINES

ECO-CONDENSERS

TOWARD A PERFORMATIVE ARCHITECTURE / 1995-2021 (ongoing)

PUBLIC MACHINES

ANATOMIA ARTIFICIAL

 / 1996-2005

art & political installations

INTEGRATED NANO-STATION SYSTEM

SCIENTIFIC EXPLORATION & EDUCATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORKING // Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2017

  • National Geographic Social Fellowship 2017
T.FAB WORKSHOP

GREEN EMERGING

JINAN WEST CITY FORUM /PUBLIC ART COMPETITION WORKSHOP // Jinan Distric, China 2015-2018

empowerment machines

BURNING MAN // U.S 2018

In collaboration with Luis Pimentel & Valentina Alvarado

public machines

CREATIVE CONTAINER CARNEVAL

// China 2013

EMPOWERNMENT MACHINES

SPIRAL GYM

SELF REGENERATIVE FAVELAS // BARRIO NAZARENO, VENEZUELA 2014-2015

art & political installations

CULTURAL HUBS

POST-EMERGENCY REENGINEERING // ELAM ARTIST RESIDENCY / CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND 2014 – on going

PUBLIC MACHINES

PARQUE MIRADOR

COLLECTIVE LANDSCAPE

CHICOCO RADIO STATION

CMAP // Port Harcourt, Nigeria 2019 – on going

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