Jon Aguirre Such (San Sebastian, 1984) is an architect-urbanist specialized in Urban Planning and Environment. He is a founding partner of the office of urban innovation Paisaje Transversal, a consultancy on urban and territorial planning processes from an integrated, ecological and participatory perspective.
Jon is the main responsible of the National URBACT Point in Spain
Which additional experience/skills can people of Placemaking Europe reach out personally to you for?
Expert in participatory and community engagement processes related to Sustainable Urban Development, integrated urban regeneration & planning, collaborative design of public spaces and regional planning
Which experience/skills can people of Placemaking Europe reach out to your organisation for?
Paisaje Transversal's motto is "Doing Cities with People". This Madrid based office of Urban Innovation works to strengthen community participation in urban planning and land use decisions. Much of its work focuses on neighborhood regeneration and design for public space. They have a multidisciplinary approach to urban projects, integrating social, economical, environmental, and design perspectives simultaneously. Fellows will work with the organization on a research of new methodologies & tools on collective city transformation.
Describe one of the projects you are most proud of
#OlotMsB: Integrated and participatory urban regeneration of Sant Miquel neighborhood and the City Centre in Olot (Cataloni)