Quito

En la celebración anual, un ex funcionario de Venezuela advierte que el planeamiento urbano convencional no está preparado para hacer frente a la duplicación de la población de los asentamientos informales proyectada para los próximos 20 años.
Gregory Scruggs November 1, 2016
At annual observance, former Venezuela official warns that conventional urban planning isn’t equipped to deal with the doubling of population in informal settlements projected for next 20 years.
Gregory Scruggs November 1, 2016
La semana pasada, se llevaron a cabo eventos coordinados con el objetivo de complementar, o incluso contrarrestar, la Nueva Agenda Urbana, la estrategia global sobre urbanización sustentable adoptada por los gobiernos nacionales.
Emilio Godoy October 27, 2016
Coordinated events took place last week aimed at supplementing, or even countering, the New Urban Agenda, the global strategy on sustainable urbanization adopted by national governments.
Emilio Godoy October 27, 2016
The primary tunnel in and out of Quito is too congested. As the city works with a Chinese firm on an expansion plan, critics are concerned it will create more traffic and displace residents.
Johnny Magdaleno October 20, 2016
An initiative is collecting data with a mobile app and visualizing it with balloons and a map.
Brendon Bosworth October 20, 2016
Partnerships between the local government, national government and the Catholic Church keep Quito's historic center looking great and drawing tourists.
Marcela Ribadeneira and Eduardo Varas October 19, 2016
Lessons from a series of simple interventions.
Christopher Swope October 19, 2016
Como la conferencia de la ONU sobre la urbanización finalmente empieza, ¿que quiere el ex-alcalde que el mundo sepa sobre su ciudad?
Gregory Scruggs October 18, 2016
What started as an effort to clean up a vacant house has turned into a force for social change.
Patralekha Chatterjee October 17, 2016
Upgrades to parks and public spaces are seen as a lasting legacy from a four-day conference.
Marcela Ribadeneira and Eduardo Varas October 17, 2016
Como Hábitat III llega a su ciudad, una conversación con el alcalde de Quito, Mauricio Rodas.
Gregory Scruggs October 16, 2016
As Habitat III rolls into his city, Rodas tells Citiscope his hopes for the conference’s legacy for Quito.
Gregory Scruggs October 16, 2016
The Habitat III Village will see groups and individuals implement their ideas using the streets of Quito. Applications are due by mid-April.
Gregory Scruggs February 26, 2016
The world’s most dangerous active volcano sits close to Ecuador’s capital.
Gregory Scruggs February 19, 2016

The next United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, set for October 2016 in Quito, aims to promote sustainable development and reduce poverty, according to UN-Habitat.

December 22, 2014

Ecuador’s capital is on its way to getting its first underground subway line.

January 29, 2014
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