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Plaza Ecópolis and Ecobulevar | Dubai International Award for Best Practices

Category: ⚐ EN+architecture

Best Practice Database - click to visit site

Best Practice Database

Today we are glad to announce that our project Plaza Ecópolis has been selected by UN-HABITAT for the Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment.

The project, together with the Ecobulevar de Vallecas (which was awarded back in 2008) is now part of the Best Practices Database “as a way of promoting global exchange, learning and replication”. Here are the links:

Plaza EcópolisBest practice 2012

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Plaza Ecópolis

Ecobulevar de VallecasGood Practice 2008

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Eco Boulevard – Vallecas

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

Related links:

UN-HABITAT web page
The Best Practices and Local Leadership Programme
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urban acupuncture | ecoboulevard

Category: ⚐ EN+daz

The whole proposal for the eco-boulevard in Vallecas can be defined as an urban recycling operation consisting of the following actions: insertion of an air tree-social dynamizer, over an existing urbanization area, densification of existing alignment trees and reduction and asymmetric arrangement of wheeled traffic circulation. Superficial interventions reconfiguring the existing urbanization (perforations, fillings, paint, etc.) that defaces the executed development. continue reading

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fisheye sessions #4

Category: ⚐ EN+architecture+sustainability+urbanism

[Ludic-Tree. EcoBoulevard, Vallecas]

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swinging at the EcoBoulevard

Category: ⚐ EN+architecture+art+creatividad

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el ecobulevar paso a paso [000] – presentación

Category: ⚐ ES+arquitectura+cultura abierta+el ecobulevar paso a paso+proyectos


Inauguramos nueva sección: “el ecobulevar paso a paso”. Se trata de una serie “por capítulos” en la que os iremos ofreciendo todo tipo de información sobre el proyecto del ecobulevar de Vallecas. Incluyendo croquis, planos, imágenes de concurso, tanteos, 3Ds, animaciones, referencias, detalles constructivos, etc. continue reading