The research project developed by Tomás Errázuriz [with academic Alejandro Crispiani] was selected to be exhibited at the XX Architecture Biennial to be held in Valparaíso in October of this year. The selected project is part of the Fondecyt Regular 1120406 and is entitled: “Arquitectura, destrucción y memoria: un nuevo escenario de relaciones y problemas más allá de la catástrofe”

Opening of an exhibition that highlights the value of the traditional architecture of Aysén. Tomás Errázuriz was part of the research team [with Lorena Pérez and Carlos Castillo] that developed the exhibition. This exhibition is part of the project led by the Fundación ProCultura entitled: “Rescate de la tradición Arquitectónica de Aysen” Fondart Regional de Investigación, Patrimonio Cultural, Folio. 218920, Consejo de la Cultura y las Artes.

Dr. Paulina Varas participated in the exhibition cycle “Investigación curatorial como recurso pedagógico” in the exhibition hall of the Creative Campus in Santiago, with the outstanding national artists Cecilia Vicuña (August) and Ingrid Wildi (October).

Dr. Paulina Varas and architect José Llano, academic secretary of Architecture of the Viña del Mar campus, have been invited to participate in the XX Architecture Biennial to be held in Valparaíso. The project will be developed between CRAC Valparaíso and the Espacio Santa Ana group and is part of a series of collective cartographies in the city of Valparaíso since 2014.

Dr. Paulina Varas and architect and academic secretary of Architecture Viña del Mar Campus José Llano were selected to participate in a joint presentation in the “International Conference Knowledge/Culture/Ecologies” created by the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS), of the Western Sydney University, in Australia that will take place in Santiago, Chile in November. It is co-organized by the Universidad Diego Portales in collaboration with the Pontificia Universidad Católica; the Núcleo Milenio de Investigación en Energía y Sociedad (NUMIES); the Centro de Estudios de Conflicto y Cohesión Social (COES) and the Institute for Culture and Society (WSU).

Elke Schlack assumes the position of Head of the master’s program in Urban Projects at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile since March 2016 to date, a platform from which she encourages collaboration between UNAB and the UC through joint projects such as the publication of the book “POPS. El uso público del espacio urbano.” Published by UNAB, Capital Books, and Ediciones ARQ in 2015.

Elke Schlack actively participates in various editorial committees of scientific journals (ARQ and EURE). She is a stable member of the Architecture and Urbanism Study Group of the National Accreditation Commission representing UNAB and PUC (2012 to date) and of the CONICYT Urbanism and Geography Study Group representing UNAB and PUC (since 2017).