Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas BUENOS AIRES

Date: 

Monday, May 28, 2018, 2:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano (MALBA) Argentina

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The Harvard Graduate School of Design Office for Urbanization, led by John E. Irving Professor of Landscape Architecture Charles Waldheim, in collaboration with the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and institutions and universities in the region will host the fifth iteration of the Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas Conference Series in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Previous conferences were held in Chile, Brazil and Colombia in 2016 and Mexico in 2017.

--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.--

The conference will be held on May 28th, 2018 at the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA) and will convene emerging practitioners and scholars, especially operating in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. Free and open to the public, the conference will be conducted in English, with simultaneous interpretation available in Spanish. For more information, please click here or contact Marcela Ramos at mvramos@fas.harvard,edu  
*Tickets will be available starting at 12:00pm at the museum reception desk

Convened by:
Harvard University Graduate School of Design Office for Urbanization ​
Harvard University David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS)
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Universidad Nacional de Rosario
Universidad Nacional de Asuncion
Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de Asunción
Universidad de la República
Universidad Adolfo Ibañéz
Museo de Arte Latinoamericana de Buenos Aires (MALBA)
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The detailed program is attached below

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Special Thanks to Bodega A16 for their support

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