Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas: Medellín

Over the past two decades landscape has been claimed as model and medium for the contemporary city. During this time a range of alternative architectural and urban practices have emerged across Latin America. Many of these practices explore the ecological and territorial implications for the urban project. The emergence of these practices has coincided with societal and political transformations in many countries across the region. Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas convenes a series of discussions on the potentials for landscape as a medium of urban intervention in the specific social, cultural, economic, and ecological contexts of Latin American cities.

Convened by:
Harvard University Graduate School of Design Office for Urbanization
Harvard University David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
Museum of Modern Art, Medellín
Center of Urban and Environmental Studies, EAFIT, Medellín

In collaboration with:
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago
Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago
Espaço Israel Pinheiro, Brasília
Escola de Cidade, São Paulo
Plataforma Arquitectura Archdaily

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