The aim of the conference is to generate Arcadia III meeting place and discussion for professionals and students, which reflect on the current situation and main challenges regarding habitability worldwide. This meeting is particularly necessary in such critical to the recent history of the Official Development Cooperation, which is assuming, in fact, the dismantling of the nascent structure was consolidating on habitat and city time.
The meeting will continue with the two earlier editions held in Seville (2010) and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (2012), seeking, through its 4 modules of lectures and debates, to approximate a first possible frame synthesis, detection critical lines and desirable performance in terms of development cooperation in the field of architecture aspects.
On this occasion, the Organizing Committee has decided, unanimously, to witness during the course thereof, recognizing participants Chilean architect Joan Mac Donald Maier through the merits accumulated over decades of dedication and witness of life for social housing, for his intense teaching, outreach and support as President of cosmopolitan SELAVIP (African and Asian Latin American Service Popular Housing) and from the Ministry of Home of the first democratic government of Chile.
Until Madrid have moved the architects Idoia Oneca, Habitability responsible Alliance for Solidarity and Sara CarvajalWhich takes three years as head of project planning in Casamance (a natural region between Senegal, Guinea and Gambia).
Sara discuss participatory land we are doing in Casamance with the director of the Guinean NGOs, agronomist Filomeno Barbosa, And Idoia Oneca will our experience with Foundation Slum Dwellers in Namibia.