Country Ecuador

Teatro Politécnico, Escuela Politécnica Nacional
World Heritage Site 1983
Sangay National Park

With its outstanding natural beauty and two active volcanoes, the park illustrates the entire spectrum of ecosystems, ranging from tropical rainforests to glaciers, with striking contrasts between the snowcapped peaks and the forests of the plains. Its …

Association of Engineers of Pichincha
World Heritage Site 1978
Galápagos Islands

Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km from the South American continent, these 19 islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called a unique ‘living museum and showcase of evolution’. Located at the confluence of three ocean currents…

Brutalism 1972
CIESPAL (Centro Internacional de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación para América Latina)
Brutalism 1966
Templo de La Dolorosa
Templo de la Patria
World Heritage Site 2014
Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System

This site is an extensive Inca communication, trade and defence network of roads covering 30,000 km. Constructed by the Incas over several centuries and partly based on pre-Inca infrastructure, this extraordinary network through one of the world’s mo…

World Heritage Site 1999
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca

Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca is set in a valley surrounded by the Andean mountains in the south of Ecuador. This inland colonial town (entroterra ), now the country’s third city, was founded in 1557 on the rigorous planning guidelines issued 3…

Faculty of Architecture, Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil
World Heritage Site 1978
City of Quito

Quito, the capital of Ecuador, was founded in the 16th century on the ruins of an Inca city and stands at an altitude of 2,850 m. Despite the 1917 earthquake, the city has the best-preserved, least altered historic centre in Latin America. The monasteri…