Buildings that make community. Big-house for the Native Community of Otica by Semillas

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Project team
Arquitectos Cooperantes.- Marta Maccaglia, Raúl Arancibia, Auriane Bonnault, Samanta Sinistri.
Community Management.- Helmer Carrión, Emilio Santos Pérez.
Engineering.- Carlos Barreda.
NEMATSA SRL, EduCare, Comunidad Nativa de Otica.
CPS – Comunità Promozione Sviluppo, Comunidad Nativa de Otica, CART-Central Ashaninka de Río Tambo.
Javier García Paucar, Elías Martínez Ramos.
GFA.- 230 m²
Venue / location
Native Community of Otica, Rio Tambo, Junín, Peru.
Cemento INKA, Eternit, Etex, NEMATSA srl.
Eleazar Cuadros, Marilisa Galisai.

Marta Maccaglia. Semillas para el Desarrollo Sostenible

Marta Maccaglia. Born in Italy in 1983. Architect from the University La Sapienza of Rome, specialized in Museography, she began her professional experience in 2009, collaborating with outstanding architectural studies in Italy and in Spain, among whichis the OAB office - Carlos Ferrater.

Since 2011 she works on international cooperation projects in Peru, collaborating with various NGOs. Co-founder of the AMA office, she works since 2013 in projects for schools in the Peruvian jungle, among which is Chuquibambilla High School, winner of the second world prize in Social Habitat and Development at the Quito Biennial 2014. In 2014 She founded the non-profit Association “Semillas”, of which she is currently director. In 2015 she began her collaboration with the UCAL University in Lima.

Semillas para el Desarrollo Sostenible. Born on the initiative of the architect Marta Maccaglia, who after the experiences of building an elementary school in Huaycán (Ate, Lima 2011) and a secondary school in the native community of Chuquibambilla (Pangoa, 2013) founded the Semillas association in 2014 in the central jungle of Peru.

It is a non-profit association formed by an interdisciplinary team of international professionals of architects and specialists in cooperation projects. It receives orders from the public and private sector for the development or promotion of projects in favor of the most vulnerable populations.

It works in emerging and vulnerable contexts in the rural area of ​​the Peruvian Amazon and in the human settlements of Lima. It specializes in research projects, participatory workshops, educational proposals and architectural projects linked to educational spaces, within a framework of integral development.



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