Redefining Urban Design: a Barrio in Caracas

Image: Enlace Arquitectura. Copyright 2011, all rights reserved
Image: Enlace Arquitectura. Copyright 2011, all rights reserved

Sometimes your education, training, and experience cannot prepare you for a project, no matter how much expertise you believe you may have. Such was my circumstance when I first encountered the barrio of La Moran in Caracas, Venezuela.  Instead of being the professional, I became the student who learned that a place with makeshift dwellings and an apparent chaotic fabric can actually be a functional and congruent neighborhood.
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