- Soledad Patiño
- Mar 18 2022
- 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Soledad Patiño – Mapping practices, research and agency: Fracking Landscapes and Urbanization ▶
Soledad Patiño is an Argentinian architect and urbanist, founding partner of Region Austral, a research and design practice based in Cordoba, Argentina. She works as Consultant at the Housing and Urban Development Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). At IADB she coordinates and supports several urban design initiatives and programs focused on slum upgrading, housing and urban integration of precarious settlements, migration and ecological design in vulnerable contexts, as well as metropolitan governance in Latin America.
In this lecture, Soledad will talk about “Fracking Landscapes: Mapping socio-environmental conflicts in Vaca Muerta, Argentina” (2019), her book on extractivism and its impacts on urbanization. She will also talk more broadly about the role that context mapping plays in her research, practice, and her role with the Housing and Urban Development Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB).