Transition towards water-sensitive cities in Colombia: Public spaces as a platform for the recovery of ecosystem services.

Project: Research Project

Project Details


This propouse aim to explore the adaptation of urban spaces in 3 pilot cities in Colombia (Bucaramanga, Cartagena and Bogota) to more effectively interact with the urban water cycle and reduce risks.

Commitments / Obligations

1. Support the process of transition of the Colombian cities toward a more sensitive relation with the urban water cycle.Exploring and evaluating the potencial of public spaces to be environmental recovery platforms of urban peri-urban areas.

2. The outcomes of the research will be published in a methodological analysis booklet of environmental potential of public spaces through urban design sensitive to the
water, aimed at the general public and local administrations.
Effective start/end date5/2/2212/15/23

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Main Funding Source

  • Competitive Funds
  • Starter Funds


  • Bogotá D.C.


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