Sol Camacho / RADDAR

Pavilion with palm trees

Please join us for a lecture by architect and urban designer Sol Camacho.

 

Sol Camacho, MAUD ’08, is an architect and urban designer leading RADDAR, an innovative practice focused in research and design acting in Sao Paulo and Mexico City. Amongst current projects are PIPA– a “360 project” recently awarded by LafargeHolcim International for sustainable design. PIPA involves design building, community building and a research hub in Paraisopolis – a favela in central Sao Paulo. RADDAR is the leader design of the adaptive reuse project of Pacaembu Stadium an iconic 1940’s sports complex in São Paulo undergoing a management transformation from public to private administration.

In 2018, Sol was the curator of the exhibition Walls of Air and editor of the homonymous book for the Brazilian Pavilion for the16th International Exhibition at the Venice Biennale.

Besides her private practice, since 2017 Sol is the cultural director of the Instituto Bardi / Casa de Vidro, Camacho is in charge for the exhibitions, cultural events and coordinator of Lina Bo Bardi’s archive. In this role Camacho is also leading the conservation and adaptive use of the iconic house into a museum.

Camacho is a teacher at Escola da Cidade, a visiting professor at Kent University and has taught, written and lectured extensively internationally on architecture, urban design, and conservation.

Sol earned a Masters of Architecture and Urban Design from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2008 after earning a Bachelors in Architecture from Mexico City’s Universidad Iberoamericana in 2004.

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