Ecological and Recreational Corridor Bogotá Mountain Reserve

  • Diana Wiesner


Bogotá the capital of the Republic of Colombia is a tropical highland city located at 2650 m above sea level, the 25th largest city of the world and among the large, one of the highest. A proposal for integration of components of ecological networks in the Oriental Hills of Bogotá, along a gradient from wild to built nature. Name as The Bogotá Ecological and Recreational Corridor (C.E.R.) is based on three strategies: first a social being the largest border agreement with 53 km, along the entire eastern limit of the city. Second the biophysical which involves restoration of ecosystem, and third the socio-spatial which includes infrastructure for making an open air museum for integration and urban limit. The ultimate aim of the approach is to contribute as a pilot proposal in biodiversity managment and cultural transformation in ecological issues for the inhabitants.

Author Biography

Diana Wiesner

architect, landscape designer, director and founder of Fundacion Cerros de Bogotá (Columbia)

How to Cite
WIESNER, Diana. Ecological and Recreational Corridor Bogotá Mountain Reserve. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 35, p. 84-87, jan. 2013. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 jan. 2019. doi:


urban regions; ecological networks; green infrastructure; ecological main structure; landscape ecology; design-in-science; urban biodiversity; urban ecosystems; landscape architecture; Bogota; Colombia