Travelling Scholarship Travelling Studio
Rotch Studio exhibit.

Rotch Studio exhibit 2009

2013 Rotch Studio winner


David Maestres


University of Pennsylvania


Caracas, Venezuela


Jury Chair Meejin Yoon, Howeler + Yoon Architecture
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Eric Howeler
Howeler + Yoon Architecture
Harvard Graduate School of Design

William O'Brien
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


David Maestres will receive $20,000 to fund 12 students and 2 faculty to Caracas, Venezuela. This Studio will present alternatives to foster sustainable habitats “Ciudad Mamera”, a new socialist city for 50,000 people on a 346 hectares site in the southwestern peripheries of Caracas, Venezuela. The studio will also introduce cutting edge landscape urbanism proposals that have not been explored in this context.

Full studio submission

Rotch Scholars