Luis Roche was an important Venezuelan urbanist and amateur film director, responsible in great measure for the development of Caracas' east side during the 1940s. Urbanizations such as La Castellana, Altamira and La Florida, among others, were all built on his watch.
Roche was a relevant diplomatic figure as well, being appointed as Venezuela's ambassador to Argentina.
He married a French lady by the name of Beatrice Dugand, with whom he had four children, Beatrice Roche, Lilianne Roche, Marcel Roche and Luis Armando Roche.
An important avenue in Altamira (Caracas) bears the name Luis Roche in his honor.
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