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Social Architecture, Alejandro Aravena Latest Sale Week 22052017

This week, Latest Sale covers invigorating social architects as part of the Architecture category for the Latest Sale, Business Directory.

The Pritzker prize winning Chilean Architect Alejandro Aravena is known for leading social housing architecture projects throughout Latin America including the Iquique, Villa Verde initiative completed in Constitución in 2013. This Chilean project whose aim was to enable residents to participate in the design of their own homes is an example of the so-called participatory design process that gives Chilean residents the opportunity to own their own home and build/ design half of their dwelling themselves at their on pace.

A curator of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale Alejandro Aravena’s refreshing low cost housing initiatives have made him an edgy, inspiring architect to follow. Elemental, the firm of architects that he leads in Santiago, Chile has undertaken other inspiring work including the 484 Incremental Housing for company workers at the Arauco Forest Company, in Santiago completed in 2013, the 3M Research Company in Santiago completed in 2009, and the Museum of Modern Art in Medellin, Colombia completed in 2012.