about us

Who we are ecosistema urbano is a design and consulting company operating within the fields of urbanism, architecture, engineering and sociology, with offices in Madrid and Miami. We define our approach as urban social design, by which we understand the design of environments, spaces and dynamics in order to improve self-organization of citizens, social interaction within communities and their relationship with the environment. We have used this philosophy to design and implement projects in Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, France and China. ecosistema

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Lectures + Exhibitions

Meet us in our next destinations 2023 2023 Jul.- Summit El Urbanismo Próximo. IAAC Barcelona, Spain. 2023 Jun.- “Progetto | Didattica | Futuro”. 20th Anniversary  School of Architecture of Alghero, Italy. 2023 May.- Let’s talk architecture and inclusivity. Danish Architecture Center. Madrid, Spain. 2022 2022 Dec.- Tactical Urbanism. Faculty of Architecture. Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland.2022 Dec.- Participation and New Technologies. Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland.2022 Dec.- 6th Silesian Science Festival.  Katowice, Poland.2022 Dec.- Environmental Awareness. City as

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What we do

Civic Engagement. We adopt and develop physical and digital tools and methodologies for participation, that favor interaction, empowerment, and social relations. Our projects develop in parallel a technical design process and a social or participative one with activities of listening, communicating, learning, innovating and transforming action. We apply this toolkit both when planning on a territorial scale as to the scale of public space. Participation is a way to enable the creation of more democratic, inclusive and open ended environments.

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Prizes + Awards

2022: Taipei Gold Award Golden Prize for Public Space Design for CLOUDROOM. Taipei City, Tawain.2020: J.Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize by Exhibit Columbus and the Landmark Columbus Foundation2020: Finalist. Rebuild Advanced Architecture Award. Zennio Technological Innovation Award, Barcelona2018: Third Prize. DER ANDERE PARK. Urban design and landscape competition. Heidelberg, Germany 2017: First Prize. Premio de Arquitectura Española Internacional 2017. Urbanismo. CSCAE. 2017: Curry Stone Design Prize. Can Design Reclaim Public Space?2017: First Prize Int. Competition. New waterfront and Banyan

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Publications

Download our Publication Dossier here! 2019 19 | AV proyectos | Nº 92 | Dossier Ecosistema Urbano | 25 pages | Spain | Arquitectura Viva | pg. 5-33 + cover 19 | Ailleurs | |Traits/urbains | Nº 101 | Madrid La Ville Par Tous | France | Ecoboulevard | pg. 92-9719 | NAN Arquitectura y Construcción | Belinda Tato: “Debemos acabar con la arquitectura del exceso e ir hacia un modelo más ético” | Spain | Interview Belinda Tato |

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