Urbam, Center for Urban and Environmental Studies, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia
Alejandro Echeverri is the Director of Urbam, Center for Urban and Environmental Studies, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia. Echeverri is the former General Director of the Urban Development Company (2004-2005) and former Director of Urban Projects (2005-2008) of the municipality of Medellin. He has won several national and international architecture awards such as the Sello de Oro of Latin America 2011 and the Curry Stone Design Prize 2009. He was formerly a Professor and Director of the Group of Architecture of the UPB (2001 -2003). Echeverri, a studied architect from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana of Medellín with advanced studies of the Urbanism PhD program at ETSAB in Barcelona (1998-2000).