Fifth Havana Urban Design Charrette: Conducted March 20 - 27, 2011

Jan 29, 2012

John H. Pilling Home

Cuban and Norwegian chapters:

C.E.U. - Council for European Urbanism

I•N•T•B•A•U - International Network for Traditional Building and Urbanism

Neighborhoods of Centro Habana


San Lazaro

Cayo Hueso

Proposal for Malecón from La Rampa to Parque Maceo

Proposed Green Network Strategy for Vacant Parcels in San Lazaro

    The subject of this year’s charrette was Centro Habana.  30 participants from Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and North America worked in teams to explore the future of this part of the metropolis.                       

     Besides the .pdf copy of the report available for download on this page, consult Cuban Art News for more information about the charrette and ideas for envisioning a future of Havana.


Audun Engh

Julio César Pérez Hernández

John Pilling

download report:


15.8 MB file, 64 pages, two sided, letter size, portrait format

Proposal for Malecón and Maceo Park in Cayo Hueso