Elisa Silva.
Founder and principal of Enlace Arquitectura and Enlace Foundation. She has a Master of Architecture degree from the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University in Boston and a Bachelor degree from Emory University in Atlanta. Elisa has received several awards and fellowships including the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome 2005, the Wheelwright Fellowship from Harvard University 2011, Graham Foundation Grant in 2017 and 2021 and the Lucas Artist Fellowship in 2019. She is Associate Professor at the Wolfsonian Public Humanity Lab and the Dept. of Architecture at FIU and was previously Assistant Visiting Professor at Princeton University, Sessional Lecturer at the University of Toronto, Design Critic in Landscape Architecture at Harvard GSD, and Assistant Professor at Simon Bolivar University and the Central University in Venezuela. She is interested in contemporary art, music, literature, languages, running and swimming. She is a registered architect in the state of Florida USA and in Venezuela, and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Elisa grew up between Venezuela and St. Louis Missouri, USA.



Carol Arellano.
Carol studied Business Administration at the Alejandro Humboldt University in Caracas, Venezuela. She enjoys designing clothes and cooking. She leads the administrative and legal operations of the office, human resources as well as the dissemination of projects and events on social media and the office's website. She helps organize and coordinate activities Enlace Foundation.



Jaeson Montilla.
Architect from the Simón Bolívar University in Caracas, Venezuela. He is interested in public space, landscape, representation and photography. He contributed in the research, recording process and dissemination of La Palomera's gardens, as well as its preparation for the exhibitions at the Hacienda La Trinidad and the Architecture Biennial in Venice 2021.



Alexander Pérez.
Architect from the Simón Bolívar University in Caracas, Venezuela. He is interested in film, photography, music and architectural design, from interiors and construction details, to public space and the city. He has collaborated in the project to recover an abandoned structure in the community of La Palomera, producing graphic and planimetric material for construction documentation as well as dissemination strategies within the community.



Emily Yánez, Gabriela Álvarez, Sergio Dos Santos, María Virginia Millán, Valeria de Jongh, Sofía Paz, Valentina Caradonna, Eduardo Mouhtar, Vanessa Malpica, Verónica González, Lisimar Campero, Miguel Salas, Tomás Izarra, Jesús Goncalves, Ray Coello, Alberto Landaeta, Roselys Acosta, Daniel Montoya, Jenirée Calderón, Leonardo Jerez, Katherine Aguilar, Valeria Verlezza, Andrea Centeno, Francisco Aguilar, Ángel Cuevas, Diana Garrido, Leonardo Robleto, Inés Casanova, Adriana Ríos, Jose Bigott, Rafael Malaguera, Ana Cristina Vargas, Álvaro Mallama, Santiago Rebolledo.



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  • 2022

    Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Outstanding project - San Juan María Vianney Church

  • 2021

    Chicago Architecture Biennial invited by curator David Brown 

    Biennale di Venezia International Architecture Exhibition invited by curator Hashim Sarkis

    Graham Foundation Grantee - The Center for Art & Culture (Casa de Todos Annex) in Caracas, Venezuela

  • 2020

    Grant from the Venezuelan Affairs Unit - US State Department

    Grant from the French Embassy in Venezuela

    Grant from the Swiss Embassy in Venezuela

  • 2019

    Awarded built project XI Iberoamerican Architecture and Urban Design Biennial in Asunción, Paraguay for the San Juan María Vianney Church in Media Legua

    Lucas Artist Fellowship Montalvo Art Center California USA

  • 2018

    Grant from the United States Embassy in Venezuela Cultural Affairs

  • 2017

    Finalists of the XX Architecture and Urban Design Biennial in Chile for the category "Activism"

    Graham Foundation Grantee - publication Pure Space: expanding the public sphere through public space transformations in Latin American spontaneous settlements

    Winner of UN Habitat Public Space in Informal Settlements Competition