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Sandra Vivanco Memorial Lecture: Elena Tudela

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mar 31

Thu, Mar 31 2022, 6PM - 7:30PM

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1111 8th Street, SAN FRANCISCO, California, 94107

Part of event series: Spring 2022 Architecture Lecture Series

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CCA Architecture Division

Event description

The second inaugrual Sandra Vivanco Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Elena Tudela, professor at The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and co-founder of the ORU Office of Urban Resilience, an urban design and applied research practice specializing in resilience and climate-sensitive landscape infrastructures.

Elena Tudela (Mexico City, Mexico, 1979) has a Degree in Architecture from the Facultad de Arquitectura at UNAM and a Master's Degree in Architecture in Urban Design from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, she is a PhD Candidate in Architecture at UNAM. She was urban design coordinator of the project Parque Hídrico Quebradora (IIS-UNAM) in Iztapalapa, Mexico City, that received the 2017 Regional Gold award, and the 2018 Global Gold from LafargeHolcim Sustainable Awards. She worked at the Dirección General de Proyectos Estratégicos of SEDUVI and at the Public Space Authority of Mexico City. She is an associate professor at the Facultad de Arquitectura UNAM, and co-founder of the Office of Urban Resilience ORU, urban design firm specializing in water infrastructure, landscape, and public space. She co-curated along with Isadora Hastings and Mauricio Rocha Mexico’s National Pavilion at the 17th Architecture International Exhibition Biennale di Venezia 2021. She is a member of the Advisory Council for Public Space, and the Resilience Council of Mexico City, and is part of the National System of Art Creators for Mexico’s Ministry of Culture since 2020.

Co-presented with CCA's Critical Ethnic Studies Program

Entry details

Free and Open to the Public