Colourful building in Bolivia

Architect Freddy Mamani has established a distinctive New Andean architectural style while inspiring a generation of architects to follow his lead
Mamani Silvestre is a Bolivian engineer, bricklayer and autodidactic architect in the South American Andean state of Bolivia, famous for its striking buildings of "Neo-Andean architecture" with more than sixty projects in the Bolivian city of El Altopp. Mamani was born on 1 November 1971 in the small Aymara mining village of Catavi in Municipio Llallagua in the department of Potosí.
At the age of 14 he started working as an assistant mason, after which he started his studies at the civil division of the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in La Paz the following year, before he studied civil engineering at the Universidad Boliviana de Informatica in La Paz.
You look at all houses
Colourful building in Bolivia
Colourful building in Bolivia

De Nederlandse vlag The Britisch flag
© Copyright Elisabeth 2004 - 2021 / Last update: Jan 22 2021