Green Sudan series: Sustainable Urban Planning in Sudan

Saturday March 1, 2014

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7 weeks 4-6 hours of work / week 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Held on the first of March 2014 and a attended by over 400 guests, SAF’s second event was a huge success. The guest architect Joaquin Sicilia discussed his project in Kassala state in addition to his design philosophy.


Joaquin Sicilia
Architect, founder and CEO

Joaquin Sicilia Carnicer is an architect, and founder and CEO of Sicilia y Asociados Arquitectura, S.L.P. Joaquin’s ideology is based on the interaction and coordination of different worlds and disciplines as a basis for thinking or create architecture that can achieve the quality of life of its users. In 1995 he founded FUNDACIÓN “AL SUR” (To the South Foundation), a multidisciplinary group related to environmental and landscape engineering as well as cultural issues pertaining to population movements and migration. Joaquin is a member of the Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo (Ecology and Development Foundation) and PRONATUR where in 2011 he served as Technical Director. Currently he is the Vice President of PRONATUR. A few of his projects include the greening of: former farmland for the Thermal Garden Spa of Sicily; open spaces within the new Zaragoza Municipal Football Stadium; Vertical Garden in the Zaragoza Delicias Neighborhood, named one of the Best Top 10 European Spaces in 2010; a new agro-urban neighborhood “ATALAYA” in Zaragoza; and a new eco-city in Kassala, Sudan.


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