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Socio-Spatial Governmentality in Costa Rica

City building strategy

A project-as-process, the plan for an eastern suburb of San José envisions the city in coexistence with its flora and fauna. The project overlays several networks of interventions.

Together, the discrete layers reconfigure the habitat of flora, fauna, and human beings as “citizens” of Curridabat.

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Acknowledgement prizes: Humans, water, and nature
 
“Close coordination between the municipality, community groups, and planners to transform dreams into reality”
 
Project Entry 2017 for Latin America
Project Details
Location
Curridabat, Costa Rica
Authors
Irene García Brenes
Main Author
Irene García Brenes
Municipality Curridabat, Costa Rica
Edgar Mora Altamirano
Main Author
Edgar Mora Altamirano
Municipality Curridabat, Costa Rica
Erick Calderón Acuña
Main Author
Erick Calderón Acuña
Tándem Arquitectura, Costa Rica
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Main Author
Alvin Soto Bolaños
Tándem Arquitectura, Costa Rica
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Main Author
Antonio Salas
Yuso Proyectos, Costa Rica
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2017
Latin America
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Video
“Biodiversity is at the centre of the project” – Sustainable design by Paula Montoya
“Biodiversity is at the centre of the project” – Sustainable design by Paula Montoya

A city building strategy for Curridabat in Costa Rica places biodiversity at the centre of the project says Irene García …

Video
Socio-Spatial Governmentality: Acknowledgement 2017 Latin America
Socio-Spatial Governmentality: Acknowledgement 2017 Latin America

City building strategy, Curridabat, Costa Rica the plan for an eastern suburb of San José envisions the city in …

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