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ALDEA is a group of professionals in Architecture, Heritage, Education, Public Participation and Social Sciences. We are working to develop a space for dialogue and collaboration between the designers and users of cities.
In ALDEA we consider ourselves as an open organisation where professionals and students are welcome to be involved with our projects and participate. to find out more.
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Professional in culture and education having worked in the fields of architecture, heritage and participation for two NGO's in the UK and for the Chilean Government. Doctoral candidate in Architecture, University of Texas, Austin
Graduated in Visual Arts (Universidad Católica de Chile), Pedagogy (U. Gabriela Mistral) and Educational and Cultural Managmement (University of Arts London).
EILEEN BERG LJUBETIC
Visual artist and teacher. Teaching and research in art and alternative education.
Research Group in alternative pedagogies, Fidel Sepulveda.
Bachelor of Arts and Education Universidad Finis Terrae. Training College Rudolf Steiner Waldorf pedagogy and ARCHE. Santiago, Chile.
Visual artist, nihilist and misanthrope. He has exhibited his work individually and collectively in various cities crossed by rivers. He links his research and artistic practice with teaching in art and architecture schools, inquiring about utopia and social change at the intersection of both disciplines. He has served as an advisor on structure and strategic communication for different NGOs.
Graduate in Visual Arts (Catholic University of Chile), Master in Public Art (Polytechnic University of Valencia). Lepsien Art Foundation Scholar 2016, member of the CNCA Visual Arts Expert Committee 2011, Juan Downey Award 2009, founder of Estudio entrelaspiedras.cl and co-founder of archplg.com. + info at nicolassanchezl.com
RIBA Part II architectural designer with experience in education and architecture workshops with Open City, RIBA and UCL. Summer School Tutor for Bartlett School of Architecture, London. Robert has run a number of participatory projects in Chile.
The Bartlett, University College of London
Hawkins\Brown Architects, London
Open City, London.
BSc Architecture (1st Class Honors),
LORENZO BERG COSTA
Architect and academic, Universidad de Chile. Interest in sustainable projects with cultural relevance in urban and rural areas.
Doctorate in architecture and urbanism UPMadrid, Spain. Diploma in Restoration Iccrom Italy and University of Trondheim Norway.
Resident in Chile.
Architect with strengths developed in innovation, energy efficiency, management, coordination, social and community work, she has worked in the fields of architecture on sustainability, environment and climate change issues. She currently integrates architecture and teaching.
Architect of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Master in Architecture and Design, mention in nautical and maritime, Diploma in Advanced Energy Efficiency University of Bío Bío, Efficiency and Management in Industry course, taught by JICA, Tokyo, Japan, Diploma in New Digital Technologies in Architecture.
SOL DIAZ DE LA FUENTE
Sol is a social worker and heritage expert having worked in the fields of heritage, architecture and active education. She has experience working for a number of NGOs and the Chilean Government.
Trained as a social worker (Universidad Católica de Chile), she has studied architectural restoration (Universidad de Chile y Escuela Fermín Vivaceta), curation and experience design (Central Saint Martins, University of Arts London) and museum curation (Tate Modern)
CLAUDIA CANDIA ARÉVALO
Degree in Architecture, with interests in public policies, gender in the built environment and the sustainable construction of cities. Claudia has published articles on these subjects, and has served as an assistant professor at the University of Chile.
Degree in Architecture from the University of Chile. Assistant of the "Urban Sustainability" Chair of the same institution.
CÉSAR VERGARA MUÑOZ
DIRECTOR OF PROJECTS
Architect with extensive experience in leading, planning and strategic management of housing projects, mainly social and public housing, and also in the development and implementation of participatory design and planning methodologies, through strategic and collaborative work with communities and citizens.
Architect of the University of Bío Bío; Diploma specialising in strategic land management and diploma specialising in socio-economic evaluation of habitat, Candidate for Master of Residential Habitat, University of Chile
Bachelor of Architecture, with experience in technical drawing and BIM modeling, developer of architecture and construction projects in conjunction with multidisciplinary work teams.
Bachelor of Architecture from the Central University of Chile.
Musician and mechanical civil engineer. He has directed multidisciplinary teams that include areas such as film, web design, literature, visual arts, and theatre, among others, in the course of numerous projects, coordinating efforts from various institutions inside and outside of Chile.
Editor, columnist and collaborator of different written media. He has published novels and poetry books.
Fiona bridges design and participation in her practice, particularly from the point of view of children and teenagers. Setting up the National Schools and Young People’s programme for RIBA and co-founder of Matt+Fiona, involving young people in the design and construction of real spaces.
Co-Founder of Matt+Fiona,
Ex-Co-Director of Design Education - RIBA, Open-City, The Building Exploratory
DipArch (Distinction) Architectural Design, The Cass School of Architecture, London
VICTORIA THORNTON, OBE
Director of Open House Worldwide. Founder and former director of Open-City, a non-profit organisation established 30 years ago. Key initiatives developed: Open House London; Open House Worldwide (founder of both); My City Too!; Architecture in Schools programme; Archikids Festival and Green Sky Thinking Week.
Architectural critic and commentator.
President and Chair of the Architectural Association Council
Frosso has run the architecture First Year course of the Bartlett School of Architecture for the last 30 years, opening minds and initiating young people into architectural education.
Sir Bannister Fletcher Lecturer in Architecture and BSc Year 1 Director. In 2015 she was awarded with an Honorary RIBA Fellowship.