URBZ, Bogota, Colombia

URBZ is an experimental action and research collective specialized in participatory planning and design. They work with citizens, associations, local governments and private clients. and have teams in Mumbai, Bogotá, São Paulo, Geneva and Seoul.

URBZ believes that residents are experts of their neighborhoods.Their everyday experiences constitute an essential knowledge for architecture, planning, urban development and policy-making, so they are committed to information sharing and public participation. Bringing together local and global knowledge, they produce innovative models in architecture, planning and policy making.

Their programmes include: Rural Schools for Peace, Piedecuesta Colombia. Youth Center Escape, Bogota Colombia, TuBogota – Public Spaces recovery through participatory design.


For more information, visit their website.