District 5 of the College of Architects of the Province repudiated the statements of a councilor from Campana

Bell, December 30, 2022.

Response to demonstrations Councilor Calle.

Having learned about the declarations of Councilor María Soledad Calle, in the session that discussed the modification of the Planning Code of the city of Campana, as District 5 of the Association of Architects of the Province of Buenos Aires, and, in use of our right to reply, we express to all the citizens of Campana the following:

We must inform Councilor María Soledad Calle and the general public that the College of Architects of the Province of Buenos Aires is an Institution created by Law, more precisely Provincial Law No. 10405, which should be known for its work as Councilor.

This Law establishes that the College of Architects of the Province of Buenos Aires, has as its function, delegated by the Government of the Province of Buenos Aires, the control of the Professional Practice.

Within the Professional responsibilities authorized by the Architect Title, which are several by the way and it is not the purpose of this note to list them, there is specifically the one related to Urban Planning, being our Profession the only one authorized to exercise the entire spectrum of Design. and Urban Planning, in order to create a better habitat, in which all human activities can be developed, as well as, has the ability to discipline, to evaluate, propose and even design, Regulations to guarantee the regulation of these activities.

Affirming, through public statements making use of the word that its function allows, that the College of Architects of the Province of Buenos Aires is a Corporation for Economic Purposes aligned with a political Party, not only demonstrates the supine ignorance that Councilwoman María has Soledad Calle regarding the function of the Professional Associations, but also, through her statements, denigrates and offends not only all the Professionals of the City of Campana, but also, of the Province of Buenos Aires as a whole, Professionals who day by day, they work, make an effort and pay taxes, so that you can exercise your function.

At the time, you were part of the meetings of the Urban Environmental Council, of which District V of the College of Architects of the Province of Buenos Aires also participated through its democratically elected representative.

In these meetings, you systematically led the technical discussion to a political discussion, ignoring with this action, the capacity and specific responsibilities of the Title of the Professionals who were present there.

Due to these behaviors, the current Regulation of the Urban Environmental Council was voted and modified, and, in this way, avoid distorting the technical debates.

By virtue of the foregoing, the District V of the College of Architects of the Province of Buenos Aires, expresses its most energetic rejection and repudiation of the concepts expressed by you in relation to our profession.

In this regard, we demand that both you and the Political Party you represent make a public apology to all professionals in the City in particular and in the province of Buenos Aires in general.

Without further ado, we salute you very attentively, while we urge you to reconsider the words to be used and the impact or damage that they may cause in the town that you represent.

District 5 of the College of Architects of the Province repudiated the statements of a councilor from Campana