The Spot. The transgression of space. Five years of an endogenous cultural park by Marcos Coronel

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El Spot collective.
Project team
Marcos Coronel, Alfredo Pineda, Amarú Romero, Thomas Dyer, Héctor Jerez, Francisco Medina, Luis Moreno, Osmer Carpio, Juan Pérez, Karelyn Marín, José Bastidas, Ana K. Marín and a importante grupo de activistas locales.
Luis Moreno. Baluarte técnico.- Héctor Jerez. Sociólogo urbano.- Alfredo Pineda
Albarregas Park, Mérida, Venezuela.
José Alberto Bastidas, Marcos Coronel, Ana Karyna Marín.

Marcos Coronel

Marcos Coronel is an architect from the Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo de la Universidad Central de Venezuela and is an urban policy strategist focused on the development of projects for physical and social transformation within degraded neighborhoods and popular communities in Latin America. Co-directs the PICO Colectivo urban laboratory.

His work has been recognized by the Curry Stone Design Prize organization among the 100 most relevant practices of social design in the world in 2017. In 2018 he obtained the Young Architects in Latin America Award at the 16th Venice Biennale, and was nominated for the award Oscar Niemeyer to Latin American Architecture. He has recently been nominated for the Royal Academy Dorfman Prize, London 2020.

He has been a professor and guest speaker at the Ecole Nationale d'Architecture Paris Val de Seine, Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Talca, Facultad de Arquitectura y Planificación de la Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Universidad de Veritas. He is currently a professor at the Universidad Central de Venezuela of architectural design.



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