About The Teacher
Alejandro Arango Berrocal is an architect and urban gardener who works to promote strategies for a greener urban lifestyle. He is the co-founder and director of Huertas Donde Sea; a social impact project focused on the implementation and development of urban agriculture, permaculture and regenerative planning. In other words, 10 years of promoting experiences for a possible ecological future. Within his multidisciplinary work, he has coordinated and collaborated in several urban renewal projects, such as social and landscape design matters for rescuing urban rivers, reactivating public urban spaces, social impact design, community markets, festivals, school gardens, cultural education events and finding the ways to revive un-used urban land. For the last year, half of his time, he has been working in the Curridabat Municipality, as part of an innovation team, building strategies and prototypes for food security, the maintenance and promotion of urban agriculture and its social alliance, designing interactive gardens, regenerative landscape and other urbanism deep eco-visions. Alejandro is most active in communities with social and economic risk, and in his words “kids are the most fertile soil, where we should plant the seed of change for possible sustainable future”.