The Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative (ESCI) cordially invites you to the presentation of
“The Art of Shaping the Metropolis”
A book by Pedro B. Ortiz, Senior Urban Consultant at the World Bank
(Originally scheduled for January 21, the presentation had to be rescheduled due to snow.)
Inter-American Development Bank, 1300 New York Ave NW, Washington DC.
The author will present the book and share some of the outcomes of his methodology which has been successfully implemented in Madrid, and later replicated in Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Pedro Ortiz is currently a Senior Urban Consultant at the World Bank, Washington DC, and Visiting Professor on Metropolitan management at Milano Politecnico, Italy. Previously, he was Deputy Mayor of Madrid responsible for Strategic Planning and Director General of Madrid Regional Government for Urban and Metropolitan Planning. He was also the founder and Director of the Master’s program of Town Planning of the University King Juan Carlos of Madrid.
He combines his Academic background and his professional and political experience in this book.