The second part of the initial collaboration between the two universities consisted of the visit of Professor Santiago del Hierro Kennedy who was in Athens between March 28 and April 6, 2017. During this visit we organized the following events: “Projecting the Amazon: Urbanism and biodiversity” A lecture by Prof. Santiago del Hierro Kennedy in which he … More The PUCE exchange with NTUA in Athens
After two months of studio work at PUCE and two in situ workshops (one participatory design process and one validation meeting) we produced a proposal for Chamanga’s public space and park which adheres to the principles which emerged mostly out of the deliberations with people of the community, and express the consensus of the desires … More Chamanga’s public space design process
How can we understand participation? How can we introduce it in the design process? The Arnstein ladder of participation still serves as a reference to such questions. A participatory design process takes into account to various degrees the design ideas, aspirations and desires of the recipients. It incorporates not only those, but also ideas about … More Participatory design process for the public space of Chamanga
Our group just got reinforced by three more PUCE students, Isabel, Santiago and Christian. So together with Rosita, and the Greek students Anneta and Sofia, we are a team of six students, plus the three coordinators of our design workshop at the coastal community of San José de Chamanga, Santiago del Hierro, Coordinator of MDUT, … More Setting up shop at the PUCE library
Experiencing the post disaster condition or capturing images can never be enough to understand the 58” experience – Nature’s power.
This workshop is held in collaboration between the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) School of Architecture and the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador ( PUCE), Maestría en Diseño Urbano y Territorial (MDUT)/ Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Art, in Quito, Ecuador. The workshop coincides with Habitat III (United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban … More A joint workshop between NTUA and PUCE