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Samper, Jota (Jose) Assistant Professor


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  • Samper’s work at ISR concentrates on sustainable urban growth and dwells at the intersection between urban informality ('slums') and urban violent conflict. In 2010, his project with estudio teddy cruz, exhibited at the MoMA. He is a fellow of the “Drugs, Security and Democracy, SSRC”, and advisor for the “Strategic Masterplan for the Medellínnovation District. He is a co-founder of Mobility/Movilidad a nonprofit dedicated to choreograph meaningful conversations, video archive and mapping with marginalized communities.


  • Urban design, architecture, planning, informal settlements, urban conflict, mapping, urban growth, study abroad


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