Mural Connection Cultural in Guayaquil, Ecuador

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Génesis Obrien
Christian Zambrano


The research establishes a unique relationship between mural art, public spaces, and iconic places in Guayaquil. It provides an ideal setting to propose practices that integrate society, community, and the urban aspects of this context. Urban art allows us to rehabilitate and enhance new experiences, resulting in the expansion of cultural identity and social cohesion. This project proposes an urban intervention of Panama Street through a pedestrian passage, to connect the artistic context, such as the murals found in this section of the city, with the natural border of urban growth. The first node is set to be established at Panama Street, serving as an initial proposal to encourage cultural strengthening and identity. Keywords: Reduced mobility, mass transportation, pollution, public spaces. The objective is to achieve a clear understanding of the most critical aspects of murals and urban art, delving into the history that these paintings depict helping to distinguish the significant urban features of the city. Additionally, it links the community with social actions, as some elements promote the study of mural artworks found in the most influential public streets.

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Obrien, G., & Zambrano, C. (2023). Mural Connection Cultural in Guayaquil, Ecuador . ArTeS: Architecture, Technology and Sustainability, 5(1), 29–34. Retrieved from
Author Biographies

Génesis Obrien, Param3tric StuDio

Génesis Rebeca O'Brien Rodriguez, born in Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador, student of architecture at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Guayaquil, currently in the eighth semester.Handling adobe, autodesk, modeling and rendering programs.He has participated in events presented by the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Guayaquil as expofau, working in different fields of architecture, design and urbanism.As a future projection he is interested in the area of urbanism and sustainability.He also has an interest in raising awareness about the care of the environment.

Christian Zambrano, Param3tric StuDio

Christian Paul Zambrano Murillo born in the city of Guayaquil, province of Guayas, Ecuador. Architect and builder by profession with a master's degree in territorial planning and urbanism, graduated from the University of Guayaquil. In the professional field with twelve years of experience in the real estate sector, from the development of real estate projects, planning and execution of building and urban projects. In the academic field he has published in high impact scientific journals indexed in Scopus and participated in international conferences on Human Factors in Architecture, Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure. He currently teaches in technical areas of building and theoretical areas within sustainable urban development, as well as being part of the center of excellence of the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Guayaquil. His research is focused on the planning and optimization of decision making for buildings, application of bioclimatic criteria, renewable energy generation, building technologies and land planning, under sustainability criteria.


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