Design & Environment / GONZALO
Hello I am GONZALO, A URBAN PLANNER, RESEARCHER AND ARCHITECT DRIVEN BY HOW DETAILS MAKE THE BIGGER PICTURE
urban PLANNING / REGULATION / RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
I am architect graduated at the Universidad Central in Ecuador. Obtained a Master and PhD degrees at the Mie University in Japan.
Inception, analysis and implementation of urban regulation and systemic planning, specializing in sensible urban contexts and natural and historical areas. Particular emphasis on how sensible urban and natural landscapes could be protected while promoting lively urban environments, by crafting and using existing urban planning instruments such as regulations, master plans and urban design proposals. My work is based on numerical and social data as tools for decision support systems. I specialize in working in complex urban and semi urban environments where detailed insights are needed to accomplish large and widespread benefits to citizens and their interaction with the natural and urban environment. A list of my areas of expertise:
Urban analysis from quantitative and qualitative data sources.
Urban renewal implementation processes and monitoring.
City planning and regulations prioritizing and stakeholder interaction
Historic and local culture preservation plans and follow up.
Crafting, analysis and improvement of urban regulation instruments.
Regulatory urban zoning and urban buffer areas planning.
Inception, planning and urban design master plans.
WHAT I AM WORKING ON AT THE MOMENT
Currently I am lecturing at the school of architecture as associate professor and conducting research on the field of urban planning and regulatory instruments at UDLA, Quito. Ecuador.