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“Home” as a catalyst for resilience: settlement relocation in the Amazon rainforest

About the project

The project objective was to investigate relocated settlements as a new way of creating a “home”, by developing urban projects that use local knowledge as a necessary input to generate resilience.


  • Pablo Vega-Centeno (PI, PUCP)
  • Belén Desamaison (Co- investigator, PUCP)
  • Camilo Boano, (Co- investigator, UCL)
  • Giovana Astolfo, (Co- investigator, UCL)
  • Kleber Espinoza (Co- investigator, CIAC)
  • Karina Castañeda (Co- investigator, PUCP)
  • Urphy Vásquez (Co- investigator, PUCP)

Participating Institutions

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru
    • Institute for Nature, Earth and Energy
    • Architecture and City Research Center (CIAC)
  • University College London (UCL), Reino Unido