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Washington Fajardo

Washington Fajardo

Mayor's Special Advisor for Urban Issues

Rio de Janeiro City Hall

Rio de Janeiro, RJ

President at Rio World Heritage Institute

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Rio de Janeiro City Hall

Mayor's Special Advisor for Urban Issues

É uma nova função que se acumula à de Presidente do Instituto Rio Patrimônio da Humanidade.
Minhas funções serão de aconselhar o Sr. Prefeito em assuntos urbanos de caráter estratégico, de requalificação ou de intervenção na cidade; fazer interlocução com a sociedade civil, com os meios de comunicação e com outros órgãos da Prefeitura, a respeito de temas urbanos; manifestar-me, quando necessário ou a pedido do Sr. Prefeito, sobre intervenções urbanas a cargo da municipalidade.

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Rio de Janeiro City Hall

President of Rio World Heritage Institute

I'm in charge of planning, management and control of the cultural and landscape heritage of the city of Rio de Janeiro. It's a new function that was created by the Mayor' Office since Rio was recognized by UNESCO as a site of World Heritage in Cultural Landscape. It's a new challenge and I'm ready to do it! Time for changes!

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Rio de Janeiro City Hall

President of Municipal Council of Heritage

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Rio de Janeiro City Hall

Undersecretary of Heritage, Urban Intervention, Architecture and Design - Rio de Janeiro City Hall

It has been a pleasure and a honor to work for the city of Rio de Janeiro in a very special moment, one so important for the future.
 The city has an unique event agenda - the UN Earth Summit, World Cup, Olympic Games and the Creative World Forum - and there are strong expectations regarding possibilities to promote urban conditions that improve the quality of life. I am totally committed to doing what I can to implement these changes. 
I'm very proud to be serving the city and the people of Rio! 
As President of Rio's Heritage sector I'm promoting a new practices, creating links with urban, architectural and design issues. Linking memory and urban identity with contemporary conditions. Looking to the future.

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IPU - Instituto de Projeto Urbano

Owner

IPU it was a start up NGO that had to be inturrepted since I was invited to work at Rio de Janeiro City Hall. I'm having new ideas to an new NGO with my experience in heritage sector. You will see!

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DEBR Desenho Brasileiro Arquitetura e Design

Owner

Since I was invited to work at Rio de Janeiro City Hall I'd licensed of my partnership at DEBR Architecture and Design.
The office is running by Patricia Fendt now.

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Nova Iguaçu City Hall

Director of Urban Design

I was responsible to consulting, design, coordination and implementation of urban policies, urban projects and construction to the city of Nova Iguaçu - 1 million of inhabitants. I was director of a team of 10 professionals - architects, urban planners, engineers and trainees.

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UFRJ

Professor Substituto

I taught Architectural Design (institutional and commercial building), Architectural Drawing Techniques, and Urban Design (urban regeneration, public space design).

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Free Practice

Architect and Urban Planner

ESPM / Miami Ad School

Extension course, Communication Planning

Fundacao Getulio Vargas / FGV

Extension course, Introduction to Project management

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Bachelor, Architecture and Urban Planning