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Pablo Escobar’s son Juan Pablo Escobar has made a new life for himself as an architect in Argentina under a new name, Sebastián Marroquín. He learned from his father about the architecture of escaping and hiding—something that influences his work today. His father’s efforts to build social housing in Colombia also impact his projects. He got his start as an architect by building a house for some people who ironically blew up one of Marroquín’s childhood homes. For the complete exclusive interview, click here.