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
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
As the U.N.’s urbanization jamboree finally kicks off, what does the former mayor want the world to know about his city?
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
El país anfitrión se centrará en la exclusión social y la especulación sobre el uso del suelo, la proliferación del mercado informal de tierras, la segregación espacial, la desigualdad en el acceso a los servicios, y la presión sobre las áreas naturales.
Gregory Scruggs August 1, 2016
The host country will focus on issues of social exclusion and land-use speculation, the proliferation of informal land markets, spatial segregation and inequality in access to services, and pressure on natural areas.
Gregory Scruggs August 1, 2016
Yes indeed! It’s being sponsored by sponsored by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and the Ecuadorian College of Architects. Get initial applications in by 24 June.
June 15, 2016
Officials say disaster will have no impact on preparations for October’s urbanization conference.
Gregory Scruggs April 25, 2016
Statement came as Correa and the U.N. secretary-general formally invited world leaders to Habitat III.
Gregory Scruggs April 13, 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
In eight months, tens of thousands of international delegates, local authorities, stakeholders and urbanists are expected to descend on Ecuador’s capital for the U.N.’s major urbanization conference.
Gregory Scruggs February 19, 2016
The world’s most dangerous active volcano sits close to Ecuador’s capital.
Gregory Scruggs February 19, 2016
What can the Habitat III process learn from the cities of Central and South America?
Gregory Scruggs November 16, 2015
Secondary cities take the stage at the latest Habitat III thematic meeting, in Ecuador.
Gregory Scruggs November 13, 2015
The next 12 months will need to foster international commitment to a new agenda on housing and sustainable urban development that will transform the urban paradigm into a source of global development. Today, everything seems aligned for this to happen.
Ana B. Moreno October 23, 2015
An online discussion forum on medium-sized cities runs from this week through 6 November. Thereafter, the third Habitat III ‘thematic meeting’ will also focus on this issue in a three-day summit in Cuenca, Ecuador.
Gregory Scruggs October 20, 2015
Government has put up some USD 10 million to prepare Quito for the event, which could see 50,000 participants. Another USD 10 million is earmarked for transport.
Gregory Scruggs October 7, 2015
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