Málaga University Campus, a new natural and digital environment by Ecosistema Urbano

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ECOSISTEMA URBANO. Lead architects.- Belinda Tato, Jose Luis Vallejo.
Design team
Luisa Zancada, Jorge Toledo, Antonella Marlene Milano, Alice Clementi, Maria Vittoria Tesei, Carlos Moles, Elena Castillo, Jorge Sedano, Alberto García, Julia Casado, Matías Rico, Estefanía Arrieta, Marta Muñoz, Pablo Santacana, Silvio Pennesi, Jorge Sanchez, Carlos Leon. Coordination.- Marco Rizzetto. Collaborators.- Palma Piedrahita, Monia Buongiorno, Simona de Carlo, Valentina Bachetti.
Engineering.- TECTUM ENGINEERING, Constantino Hurtado, AST INGENIERÍA, Roberto Suárez. Landscaping.- LJESCHKE LANDSCAPE, Laura Jeschke, HERBANOVA, J. Ramón Gómez Fernández.
Universidad de Málaga
2017 - ...
Phase 1.- Landscape management project of Louis Pasteur Boulevard and adjacent free areas in the Teatinos University Campus of the University of Malaga. Area.- 215000 m² Phase 2.- Project of Execution of the Landscaping and urbanization of the free spaces in the section between Jiménez Fraud street and Jenofonte street and green zone of the Meteorological Center. Area.- 71700 m²

Belinda Tato - Jose Luis Vallejo Ecosistema Urbano

Ecosistema urbano is a Madrid based group of architects, urban designers and professionals specialized in urban innovation projects, operating within the principles of design thinking at the intersection between different disciplines: architecture, urban design, engineering, sociology... 

ecosistema urbano was co founded in 2000 by architects Belinda Tato and Jose Luis Vallejo who have been the directors since then. Their approach can be defined as urban social design by which they understand the design of environments, spaces, dynamics and tools in order to improve the self-organization of citizens, social interaction within communities and their relationship with the environment. Ecosistema Urbano has used this philosophy to design and implement projects in urban contexts from different countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, France, China, Russia, Paraguay, Bahamas, Ecuador, Bahrein, Honduras, USA, etc...

Ecosistema Urbano is specialized in urban consultancy projects (architecture and urban design), public space quality assessment and leads urban transformation processes (from initial conceptualization to final implementation) working for local, national governments and multilateral agencies. In recent years, their research has focused on the design of public spaces and its climatic conditioning, for contexts and climates as diverse as Bahrain or Norway. They have also designed and developed methodologies that incorporate participatory mechanisms with digital tools to allow collaborative network design.



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