Alejandro Saldarriaga Rubio MArch ’23 has been nominated for the fifth cycle of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Practices (MCHAP EMERGE). The Prize was founded by the IIT in Chicago and it is a biennial award for outstanding built works architectural works of the 21st century in North, South, and Central America. Saldarriaga was nominated with his firm, Alsar-Atelier, on the project titled Alhambra’s Cross, a mid-pandemic outdoor chapel made with repurposed scaffolding. The project was done in collaboration with German Bahamon and the Colombian Society of architects.

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