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Edgar Garcia Carrasco

Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice, Preservation & Reuse

Educator, Architect and Designer, foster an environment of leadership, establishing contexts for learning that allow for promoting social-economic, and environmental transformation through education, design, and technology. His professional experience has been guided by an interdisciplinary practices, and the laboratory for most of his work has been the Caribbean Region including, Miami, The Bahamas, Mexico, Panama and Colombia.

Neo-Indigenous Practices. Biomaterials. Renovation and Protection of Habitats. Design Thinking. Literature and Visual Narratives

ARCH 4034 Building Cities

ARCH 1015-1016 Foundation Design Lab

2014. Biotic City - Neo Indigenous Urbanism. Expo Milan, Italy. WT Smart City Award. Category: Innovation design, architecture, and urbanism

Exhibition at Palazzo Isimbardi

2010. Revealing Surfaces. Transformation and intervention of the Arsenal. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia South America Exhibition and Publication.

2007. Visual Perception of Instants. Imagen Regional Banco de la Republica Exhibition. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

2019. The One Drawing Challenge Finalist. ARCHITIZER. A powerful visual story about architecture and the people that inhabit it through a single architectural drawing. Category: Section. Country: United States.

2019. Architect of the Year. Colombian Society of Architects. Bolivar (SCA Bolivar). Recognition for his work as an architect and educator. Cartagena - Colombia.

2015-2016-2017. Professor of the Year. Jorge Tadeo Lozano University. Recognition for his work as a professor at the Faculty of Architecture. Cartagena – Colombia.

2014. Expo Milan, Italy. WT Smart City Award. Second Place. Biotic City; Neo-Indigenous Urbanism Category: Innovation design, architecture, and urbanism. WT SmartCityAward is an international urban and architectural ideas competition. Well-Tech, driven by a deep reflection on the future of our cities, is researching and selecting the most visionary and sustainable ideas and projects to transform in a positive way the urban landscape.

2005. Visual Perception of Instants. Imagen Regional Finalist. Regional Image is a competition organized by the Bank of the Republic that circulates and makes visible the processes of artistic creation in different regions of Colombia.

Education

M.Arch II – Geofutures. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy - New York

Specialist in Restoration and Conservation of Architectural Heritage 

B.Arch Jorge Tadeo Lozano University. Colombia

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