The host university, Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil, welcomed all participants at the Architecture faculty.
Eleven working groups were formed; each one lead by a local and an international lecturer, and had 9-10 students.
The chosen site for this workshop corresponds to BARRIO DEL ASTILLERO in the city of Guayaquil. On this first day, local and visiting, teachers and students had the opportunity to learn about the history of the city and the site. Then, everybody went to a site visit lead by Florencio Compte, Dean of the Architecture and Design Faculty, UCSG. The tour started at Plaza Olmedo followed by a walk to the south until Parque de la Armada.