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Fernando Carrión Mena

Centro histórico

1991

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Quito's Historical Center: Notes For Development Of An Alternative Urban Policy, Fernando Carrión Mena Jan 1991

Quito's Historical Center: Notes For Development Of An Alternative Urban Policy, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión examines the problems and perspectives for urban development of the historical center of Quito.

Among the objectives to be attained are the following:

a) Put a halt to urban segregation which is expressed in a deficit in housing and services, lack of economic opportunities, and the existence of tenements and emarginated neighborhoods;

b) Promote decentralization in the Ecuadorean urban process and strengthen municipalities;

c) Stimulate participation in decision-making and fiscalization of actions and strengthen popular representation.

The proposed planning must be one where there is constant feedback from results and desired goals as to create a situation of ...