Habitat III The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. 17 – 20 October 2016, Quito – Ecuador.

48. Urban Sustainability Operation La Mariscal (OPUS)

Art And Citizens Participation

Comunidad Organizada De La Mariscal - Empresa Pública Nacional De Hábitat Y Vivienda

Location: La Mariscal neighbourhood

The OPUS La Mariscal proposes an urban makeover of the neighborhood La Mariscal aiming at the building of a community house, using the public spaces more effectively, and creating a center for urban agriculture. Early 2015, the community of La Mariscal started a process for promoting sustainability in the neighborhood by launching integrated activities to ensure prosperity in the neighborhood balancing social, environmental and economic aspect of the neighborhood life continuously validated by the community and external participants by an APP for the monitoring of the process.