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After Disaster. The Fire of the Quebrada Jaime in Valparaiso, Chile

View of houses in flames during a fire in Valparaiso, 110 km west of Santiago, Chile, on April 12, 2014. Authorities decreed a red alert for the area after the fire consumed more than 100 houses. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO MIRANDA CHILE-FIRE

The thesis studies the quebrada Jaime in Valparaíso after the fire that affected it in april 2014. The quebrada is an informal outpost next to the city center. The disaster opened up new debates, new conflicts, but also new equilibiriums and diverging perspectives of trasformation. Read more

Occupy abandoned open spaces, Quilpue. Valparaiso. Cile

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The concept of development is often linked to the search for profitability of land. In this connection, they are not strangers, in some cases, planning tools and regulation of land uses, that may accompany or promote commercial interests or real estate in areas highly relevant to environmental and socio-cultural character. It’s the case of a large part of the territory north of Quilpué, cities in the Chilean region of Valparaiso. Read more