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The main element is an inflatable ‘cloud’ placed on a wood structure, which together create a space for learning and for raising environmental awareness. The installation includes lighting and color to represent climate change and air purification s
Local-In is an open source web and cell phone digital tool designed to promote creative, participatory, and collective creative urban processes that make it easier to consult, explore, and visualize a huge variety of geo-referenced data... [+]
The studio develops participatory tools and dynamics to promote multidirectional communication between institutions and citizens, so that the process of revitalization of cities is more innovative, creative, and consensual... [+]
The strategic plan to revitalize the historic center of the city defines actions that can be implemented in the short, medium, and long term, and a start-up catalyst project that transforms an underutilized building into a space of collaborative entr
The project for the improvement of public spaces in Dhaka proposes the creation of a network of community facilities – educational, social, and cultural – that serve the most vulnerable communities by creating safe environments... [+]
This dismountable space of information, exchange, and connection is configured by its occupants, who endow it with a distinctive and ephemeral identity, transforming it into a square, an agora, or stage in real time according to collective needs... [
The project transforms the Teatinos Campus through the insertion of outdoor infrastructures for education, culture, social interaction, and leisure, applying bioclimatic strategies to improve comfort conditions in the public spaces... [+]
A network of reactivated spaces is proposed to improve the urban experience in the historic center of Cuenca, UNESCO World Heritage. The initial phase proposes six ‘high priority’ spaces, chosen as the first activators of the revitalization plan... [
The proposal consists of four parts: a Sustainable Development Plan, a Plan for Urban and Territorial Planning, Pilot Projects – for management and physical intervention – and a 15-month online and in-person participatory process with all the agents.
In 2017 the Madrid-based practice of Ecosistema Urbano of Belinda Tato and José Luis Vallejo won the international competition to reorganize the seafront of West Palm Peach, Florida, with a proposal comprising various interventions. One involves the
The project will transform downtown West Palm Beach by opening up the city to its new waterfront through a broad-scale, multidiscipline, evolutive, participatory, and bioclimatic strategy.
The proposal has a triple objective: to eliminate the pollution in the reservoir through specific solutions; improving the quality of water via natural systems and mobile elements; and reconnecting the city – 500 kilometers south of Moscow – with the
Winner of the competition to revitalize the historic center of the capital of Paraguay, the Madrid team Ecosistema Urbano proposes a new way to improve the city and create new spaces. Backed by international and local experiences, the project combine
The redevelopment of the main square of the Norwegian city of Hamar was conceived more as a process of civic participation than as an architectural project.
According to the ‘Reggio approach’, the environment can be seen as a ‘third educator’. For this reason, the spaces in the school are extendable and adaptable, with in-between areas with no predefined use to generate constantly changing spatial situat
IN THE TOWN OF Rivas Vaciamadrid, located 15 kilometers to the southeast of the capital, the Plaza Ecópolis project comprises three parts: public space, elementary school and toy library, and regenerates a plot – right by an industrial complex and s
The frenzied building processes that take Tplace in the new urban developments of major cities contrast with the slow pace of growth of the vegetation, which helps to condition their open spaces. To counteract this time lapse in the case of the new u
A reinterpretation of local architecture has guided the construction on stilts of this house-shelter for a former rugby player in Ranón, 19 kilometers from Avilés, on the coast of Asturias. The essence of the hórreo (the typical granary of the region
Belinda Tato and José Luis Vallejo founded Ecosistema Urbano in the year 2000, a multidisciplinary studio with offices in Madrid and Miami. They define their approach as ‘urban social design,’ in which urbanism, architecture, engineering, and sociolo
The architects Belinda Tato and José Luis Vallejo of Ecosistema Urbano, who have been teaching for some years now at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (GSD), have capped first place in the competition for the redevelopment of the waterfr
El equipo formado por Ecosistema Urbano y el artista Lluís Sabadell ha resultado el ganador del concurso para el diseño de una intervención artística en la plaza Stortorget, el principal espacio público de Hamar, una ciudad situada a 130 kilómetros d