Marta Maccaglia Receives the DIVIA Award: Range in Structure 2023
The Range in Structure Prize (DIVIA) was awarded to Italian architect Marta Maccaglia, founding father of Semillas, for her dedication to instructional development in Peru. This worldwide recognition of 20,000 euros goals to advertise the visibility of ladies within the structure trade. Among the many 5 finalists of this version had been Tosin Oshinowo (Nigeria), Might al-Ibrashy (Egypt), Noella Nibakuze (Rwanda), and Katherine Clarke and Liza Fior (United Kingdom).
The jury, composed of Sol Camacho, Odile Decq, Rahul Mehrotra, and Martha Thorne, said: “We had been impressed by the consistency of the architectural strategy in Marta Maccaglia’s initiatives, from small to giant. Every challenge additionally displays the native tradition and peculiarities of the place. Working in uncared for areas, Maccaglia’s buildings reply to the dynamic wants of the group with a humanistic strategy and daring dedication.”
Italian architect Marta Maccaglia, born in 1983, established her non-profit architectural group simply three years after her arrival in Peru. Her studio, Semillas, builds colleges and public areas in probably the most distant areas of the Peruvian jungle. Primarily based in Pangoa, Lima, and San Ignacio, Maccaglia leads her group with an interdisciplinary workforce of architects, builders, and artisans, and executes her initiatives by collaborating with authorities and academic establishments.
“For me, training is a very powerful instrument for freedom. If we wish a greater society, we want an informed inhabitants. Structure could make a distinction right here: structure is social.” – Marta Maccaglia, founding father of Semillas.
The work of Marta Maccaglia and the 4 finalist architects will likely be exhibited on the ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin till Might 13 and can then proceed in different German and worldwide cities.