I’m not sure if people feel the word leadership has being thrown around so much, and for any context, that at times it loses some meaning. That you become one – a leader – just by reading or repeating the word enough times. Or, that just by doing an activity, or an MBA for that… Read More MBA Life (9): The L Word
Se invita al Seminario Construcción Sustentable y Nuevas Tecnologías para el Uso de la Madera el día 28/NOV/2014 en el Aula Magna de la UMayor en Temuco. Creo que el programa será de su interés donde también estarán participando la empresa Energy Arg Buildings y Fundación Chile. PROGRAMA Por favor reenviar la información a colegas del área.… Read More Seminario: Construcción Sustentable y Nuevas Tecnologías para el Uso de la Madera
Según UN Habitat para el 2050 70% de la población mundial vivirá en zonas urbanas, hoy en día es casi la mitad. Que significa esta situación al tomar en cuenta aspectos como la gestión de desechos sólidos, impacto a recursos hídricos, la calidad atmosférica y económica de bajo carbono desde el punto de vista ambiental. De… Read More Iniciativas Ciudades Futuras : Japón
The last three days of the WUF were packed with meetings, sessions and an unrelated concert before leaving. I am impressed on how Medellin has addressed the importance of libraries as means to improve social wellbeing and improve the feel of the city. The last saturday before returning to Chile, I spent the whole day at… Read More World Urban Forum – and now what?
Today during the forum an interesting comment was made during the “Investor Ready City” session organized by Siemens in regards to the growth of urban population and infrastructure. We need to build 2 cities of the size of Medellín per year – from scratch – to host the number of people who will be living in… Read More World Urban Forum – the infraestructure – what is needed (and Juanes)
Today we decided to visit some areas of Medellín (I came to the event with two Spanish friends that are also living in Chile ). The day passes by quite fast so the sites visited were: Parque Arvi (going up the Metrocable), the Library Parque España and the Botanical Garden. I have to admit the Medellín is… Read More World Urban Forum – the environment in Medellín
This is my first visit to Medellín and also first time to the World Urban Forum in its 7th edition. After unpacking and settling in the hotel, I walked to the WUF7. With anticipation on the venue, the atmosphere and the week ahead. Getting there from the hotel was not far, but I took more… Read More World Urban Forum – the future we want, the city we need.