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Edwar Calderon

(Former employee or visitor)

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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh
The Functional City in Medellín, Colombia: The endurance of the modernist planning paradigm
, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Master of Architecture, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Daylighting an Urban Creek: The case of La Playa Urban Ecological Corridor. Medellín, Colombia.
Bachelor of Architecture, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Eco-neighbourhood: An Alternative of Urban Ecological Design for Niquitao. Medellín, Colombia.

Professional Qualifications

2004Chartered architect in Colombia

Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Area of Expertise

Research expertiseUrban studies, urban planning & design, modernist urbanism, Latin American urbanism, urban development, sustainability, Urban land uses , Urban development in geographies of conflict, spatial justice

Research activities & awards

  1. Universitas 21 Early Career Researcher Workshop

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. International Sustainable development Research Society Conference

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  3. The resilience of the modernist urban planning paradigm in Latin America.

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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