Habitat III

Live from Quito, Ecuador


On Wednesday 19th of October the International New Town Institute will host a special radio show during the Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador.

Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, taking place once every 20 years. The third edition has, as its mission, the adoption of a New Urban Agenda—an action-oriented document which will set global standards of achievement in sustainable urban development.

In this broadcast, The International New Town Institute will look specifically into three subjects:


What is the present state of the host city and how are architects, artists, curators etc. dealing with the challenges that they are facing?
Belen Santillan (curator at the Contemporary Art Center Quito), Al Borde Arquitectos, Jaime Izureita (architect), Anamaria Garzón (curator), Nicola Cruz (DJ)


How are architects from all over the globe dealing with these challenges?
Pedro Rivera (Rio de Janeiro), Laura Sobral (São Paulo), Tatu Gatere (Nairobi)

New Towns

INTI’s main subject. What are the challenges that new towns, old and new ones, all around are facing?
Neville Mars (Shanghai)

All will be presented by Jorn Konijn, Michelle Provoost and Simone Rots and is broadcasted live from the Fabrica Ciudad, Jorge Washington E2-42 y Ulpiano Páez, Quito, from 14h till 18h.

Audience can drop by to see the live recording.

More about Habitat III

Artist / Organisation: International New Town Institute
Location of the show: Quito, Ecuador
Host: Jorn Konijn, Michelle Provoost, Simone Rots
Producer: Reinier Klok
Length: 224 min
Language: English

Broadcasted on 19-10-2016 at 22:00.