Alina Delgado

Alina Delgado
University of Leuven; Universidad Guayaquil - Ecuador · Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism

Arch. PhD

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Introduction
Alina Delgado currently works at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, University of Guayaquil, and she is also a post-doctoral researcher at the K.U.Leuven University-Belgium. Her current research interests are social housing, public spaces qualities, housing preferences and participatory methods and design. She is actually working on the project "Evaluation of the Urban Form and its influence on Sustainability and Residential Social Welfare".

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Publications (10)
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Urban development in Latin America in the last decades is the result of the formal and informal processes of land occupation. As the largest city and main port of Ecuador, Guayaquil is no exception and as a case study, offers new insights into the dynamics of these processes. This city’s metropolitan expansion has exceeded its natural geographic li...
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La demanda de vivienda nueva y el mejoramiento del hábitat para los sectores de bajos recursos de la población son unas de las más esenciales necesidades a cubrir en el desarrollo de las ciudades en América Latina. Guayaquil no es la excepción, y la existencia de vastos sectores de asentamientos informales periféricos como Monte Sinahí, es muestra...
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In Guayaquil, the biggest city of Ecuador, 70% of urban dwellers live in settlements with an informal origin. A gap in how urbanization in Guayaquil is conceptualized derives from limited understanding of the actual genesis of so-called ‘informal’ settlements, which remain neglected by more institutionalized planning processes. In a city with high...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to describe the principles of a conceptual model to help developers and housing users achieve their expectations regarding quality, affordability and reasonable profits. Based on the identification of housing user’s preferences extracted from the survey, data are incorporated into model simulations considering...
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The revitalization of the urban centers is an endeavor towards which governments of Latin American have been devoted since some years, following the trend transferred from Europe and United States. The higher costs of city periphery developments and the high level of deterioration of city centers with the resulting sub-use of infrastructural resour...
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Resumen. El desarrollo urbano de América Latina en las últimas décadas ha sido el resultado de procesos tanto formales como informales de ocupación del suelo. Guayaquil, la ciudad más populosa y capital económica del Ecuador no es una excepción y ofrece una visión particular sobre diferentes dinámicas de estos procesos. Es una ciudad donde la degra...
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The city of Guayaquil, the main port of Ecuador, has experienced one of the most interesting processes of urban development in the Latin American context over the last 15 years. Over three decades from the 1960s to the 1990s, inefficient administrations, political instability and corruption led the city to a state of chaos and alarming deterioratio...
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A fundamental change in the planning and delivery of new housing projects has taken place in the last years, with the focus shifting towards adding value to projects based on a better understanding of housing preferences. This issue becomes even more critical when it is intended to the provision of affordable houses for low and middle income groups...

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How to construct utility curves based on housing survey preferences and income budgets?

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