Jose Ignacio Alvarado

Biography

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José Ignacio Alvarado was born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1951. He is an architect, husband and the father of 6 children. During his 30 years career, he has been a professor at Los Andes University, a columnist at the Los Andes press and is the author of the book “Architecture for All” (Arquitectura para todos) published in 1984.

 However his main characteristic has always been his social character. This social character combined with a strong desire to understand his surroundings, has led him to work on numerous projects which benefit society. These projects have benefited institutions that take care of children with Down Syndrome and helped to rehabilitate impoverished neighborhoods. He has also has an environmental conscience having taken part in Ecological Projects, at Zoo’s and Botanical Parks.