Micaela Ugarte

Micaela Ugarte
Universidad Privada Boliviana · Architecture and Urbanism Research Center AURC - CIAU


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Architect engaged in investigation projects in Inequity in the situation of Informal occupation of Bolivian territory, closed neighborhoods, and analysis of modern architecture in Bolivia. I take part of theater workshops, activism in feminist movements, practice swimming, mountain biking, rock climbing, working on urban gardens, and I am part of the female music collective "Pankaritas del viento",who meet own criteria of acting and thinking through Andean ancestral spirituality.
February 2014 - October 2019
Universidad Privada Boliviana
Field of study
  • Architecture


Publications (3)
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Este trabajo presenta una primera aproximación a las características de la arquitectura estatal producida por el Estado boliviano durante el periodo 2006 a 2019 conocido como el “Proceso de Cambio” o la “Revolución Democrática y Cultural”. Tiene el objetivo de caracterizar la arquitectura producida por el Estado boliviano en comparación con códigos...
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This research seeks the definition of the architecture carried out by the Bolivian State in the period of the “Process of Change” called “Cultural Democratic Revolution” between 2006 and 2019, which presents a superposition of “decolonizing” and vindicating elements in one of the most important historical centers of the country, the city of La Paz....
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RESUMEN Este trabajo presenta una primera aproximación al estado de situación de los barrios cerrados en el área metropolitana de Cochabamba. Tiene el objeto de exponer las características de la ciudad fragmentada así como las condiciones físico-espaciales, sociales, simbólicas y motivaciones que parte de la población cochabambina sostiene para hab...



Projects (2)
Develop a series of elements, encounters and moments that define those paradigms of "chaotic" adaptation on territories and cities that, having been structured under "western" parameters, have seen ways of translating culture and customs through the collective occupation of public space like streets or squares and are part today as a practice in modern Bolivian architecture. This "chaos" over the cities has an ancestral Andean order that runs through territories that made up the Qhapac Ñan or the Inca empire, which could help define parameters of current Latin American cities.