Chilean Minister of Housing & Urbanism visits Fundación Metropoli

Chilean Minister of Housing & Urbanism visits Fundación Metropoli

We had the pleasure of receiving today the Chilean Minister of Housing & Urbanism and his team. The relationship between the Ministry of Housing & Urbanism and Fundación Metropoli aims to create competitive advantages for […]

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The 9th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium

The 9th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium

“Towards Effective Implementation of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025” Singapore lead the Symposium for the ASEAN integration Strategy on 6 September 2018. Fundación Metrópoli presented in “Connecting the Cities in ASEAN”, sharing our […]

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VIETNAM Ministry of Construction Delegation visit our headquarters in Madrid 

VIETNAM Ministry of Construction Delegation visit our headquarters in Madrid 

It was a pleasure hosting the VIETNAM Ministry of Construction Delegation at the Ecobox, our headquarters in Madrid, on Friday 31st of August. Participants included the following: Deputy Minister of Construction – Bà Phan Thị Mỹ […]

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Fundacion Metropoli’s Book Launch in Beijing

Fundacion Metropoli’s Book Launch in Beijing

By Alex Camprubi Last June 3 Fundacion Metropoli launched at the Instituto Cervantes of Beijing the Chinese edition of the “Territorios Inteligentes” book. The heritage of Territorios Inteligentes in this Chinese edition comes in the middle of an […]

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Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of UN-Habitat visits the headquarters of Fundacion Metropoli

Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of UN-Habitat visits the headquarters of Fundacion Metropoli

Dr. Alfonso Vegara and other profesionals of Fundacion Metropoli met last Saturday 9 of June, at the Ecobox, headquarters of the Foundation, with Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of UN-Habitat. During the meeting numerous topics […]

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XII EUROPEAN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING AWARDS

XII EUROPEAN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING AWARDS

AIRPORTS,  CITIES AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 18 May 2018, at the Maison de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable de Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Celebration Ceremony of the The XIIth European Urban and Regional Planning Awards and ECTP-CEU […]

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Culture in Sustainable Urbanism Workshop

Culture in Sustainable Urbanism Workshop

Metropoli Ecosystems has been part of the workshop “Culture in Sustainable Urbanism” organized by UN-Habitat and Think City. The event was held at Khazanah Nasional’s office in the Shard, London on Monday 30th April.   […]

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AA Streetware Book Launch

AA Streetware Book Launch

  As a Knowledge Partner of AA Streetware Southeast Asia we would like to invite you to the Book Launch at the Architectural Association London Bookshop. “These books present three years of design research developed […]

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Seoul, South Korea conferred Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2018

Seoul, South Korea conferred Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2018

Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, has clinched the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2018. Through a combination of visionary leadership and active engagement of its citizens, Seoul has flourished to become an […]

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WORLD CITIES SUMMIT 2018

WORLD CITIES SUMMIT 2018

The World Cities Summit is an exclusive platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships. Over the past decade, the Summit […]

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Knowledge Sharing Interaction with Students from the Architectural Association London

Knowledge Sharing Interaction with Students from the Architectural Association London

AA Spring Semester Programme 2018 visit our headquarters in Madrid as part of their Unit Trip. Very inspiring morning of sharing ideas and projects. www.aaexchange.co.uk

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Signed agreement with the Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning in order to develop the 10 new tourist destinations in the country

Signed agreement with the Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning in order to develop the 10 new tourist destinations in the country

The Indonesian government and Fundacion Metropoli have signed an agreement on Thursday 11th of January,  to develop 10 new areas in Indonesia that are being promoted to become new tourist destinations. The agreement was signed […]

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The 12th European Urban and Regional Planning Awards 2017-2018

Fundacion Metropoli, through its President Alfonso Vegara, will be participating as a Strategic Partner on “The 12th European Urban and Regional Planning Awards 2017 – 2018”. This year’s awards focus and theme will be “Airports, Cities […]

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Alfonso Vegara participa en el Seminario de “Urbanismo y Transición Energética” organizado por el IUU

El Seminario “Urbanismo y transición energética: estrategias de diseño espacial para una ciudad sostenible” que tuvo lugar en Valladolid los días 14 y 15 de diciembre de 2017, con 3 sesiones y una duración total […]

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Alfonso Vegara has been granted the prestigious “Public Service Star Award/Medal” of Singapore

Alfonso Vegara has been granted the prestigious “Public Service Star Award/Medal” of Singapore

Alfonso Vegara was granted yesterday the prestigious “Public Service Star Medal/Award” by Lee Hsien Loong -Prime Minister of Singapore- in recognition to his invaluable and a sterling job as our Honorary Consul General of Singapore […]

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Presentación del Proyecto ‘Ecobulevar Digital’ de Alcobendas

El alcalde de Acobendas, Ignacio García de Vinuesa, y Alfonso Vegara, Presidente y Fundador de Honor de la Fundación Metrópoli, han mostrado durante el evento de presentación en la Ecobox, y ante un aforo entendido […]

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2017 ISOCARP Award for Excellence

2017 ISOCARP Award for Excellence

Glad to share that Fundacion Metropoli has been awarded the prestigious 2017 ISOCARP Award for Excellence for the project “The Caribbean Diamond of Colombia”. The award will be conferred within the 53rd Annual Congress of ISOCARP at Portland, Oregon, […]

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Raffles Singers Concert at Fundacion Metropoli

Raffles Singers Concert at Fundacion Metropoli

Raffles Singers was founded in 2001 when the alumni singers of Raffles Chorale, recipient of the 1999 Best Choir of the Year award, came together for a reunion concert. Since then, Raffles Singers has continued […]

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UKELA Anual Conference 2017. Cities of the Future – Legal challenges & opportunities for more sustainable living

UKELA’s 2017 Conference cast light on the role of lawyers and regulators in making cities more sustainable, sharing knowledge and best practice relevant to the UK context. Dr. Alfonso Vegara participated as a Keynote Speaker […]

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RTPI Yorkshire Annual Lecture and Reception

Alfonso Vegara, President of Fundacion Metropoli, will give the conference Connecting People and Places across the world next July 23 in Leeds (Yorkshire), organized by the RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute’s). The Conference will be […]

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1st Leaders Seminar for the Caribbean Diamond and Santander of Colombia

The first Caribbean Diamond Leaders Seminar took place in the last week of February. The event was held at the Ecobox, Fundación Metrópoli’s headquarter in Madrid and was attended by Mayors and Governors from several […]

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Opening Exhibition “Pneuma”. Benjamín Cano. Ecobox Building

Opening Exhibition “Pneuma”. Benjamín Cano. Ecobox Building

Next 26th March 2015, 19:00 h Pneuma the exhibition of the architect Benjamín Cano will open at the Ecobox building, headquarter of the Fundación Metrópoli in Alcobendas, Madrid. The exhibition will be open until next […]

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Forum of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Universidad del Turabo. Meeting with the Planning Board of the Government of Puerto Rico

Rafael Pérez Colón, Senior Advisor Global Technology & Development of Fundación Metrópoli, participated in the Forum of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Organized by the Universidad del Turabo in Puerto Rico under the VII International Symposium of […]

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First Latin American Mayors Forum 2015

On 26th and 27th February, Alfonso Vergara, President of the Fundación Metrópoli, participated in the First Mayors Forum Exchange between Spanish and Latin America mayors in Madrid. The Forum was opened by Ana Botella, Mayor […]

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Fundacion Metropoli participated last 13th January in the launch of REDS

On 13th January, the Fundacion Metropoli participated in the launch of REDS (Spanish Network for Sustainable Development). At the Casa del Lector (Matadero) in Madrid, REDS presented its mission, objectives and future visions: “Involving” future […]

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Alfonso Vergara participated as a member of the International Jury Competition for the Moscow Urban River

Fundacion Metropoli, through its president Alfonso Vergara, participated in the international jury of the city-river project titled “MOSCOW RIVER”, which will be one of the most important projects for the future of the Russian capital. […]

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