1. Guerra, V., Abebe, Y., Guerra, M.A. (2018). Chapter Decision Making Tool for Flood Risk Assessment and Response in Mountain Cities. CRRID, Chandigarh.
  2. Guerra, V., Yépez, F. (2018). Ecuador towards HABITAT III: Multi-perspective Reflections. (Working book)
  3. Contributor to: Stephenson Jr, M., & Kirakosyan, L. (2017). RE: Reflections and Explorations: A Forum for Deliberative Dialogue.


  1. Smirnova, V., & Guerra, V. (2017). Placemaking Revisited. Community Change, 1(1), 68-72.
  2. Guerra, V., Day, J. (working paper). Car Share capabilities: Impacts of Informal Car Sharing in Quito’s peripheral dwellers. A Mirador Case Study. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.
  3. Guerra, V., Shealy, T. (working paper). Quito’s Informal Car Share in the context of Spatial Justice. Regional Studies: Regional Studies Association.
  4. Guerra, V., Shealy, T. (working paper). The Resilience of Informal Car Share to Service Disruptions in Latin American Cities. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.
  5. Guerra, V., Shealy, T. (working paper). Informal Car Share Strategies to Overcome Service Disruptions in Latin American Cities. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.
  6. Guerra, V., Guerra, M.A., Hasanzadeh S., Wright, M. (working paper). “Need for Intersecting Urban Infrastructure Majors Learning Outcomes to Support One Shared Urban Development Vision – Curriculum Analysis of “. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice ASCE.
  7. Guerra,V., Guerra, M.A., Shealy T. (working paper). “Pairwise Elicitation for a Decision Support Framework to Develop Sustainable and User-Center Infrastructure Designs” Journal of Sustainable Cities and Society.

Conference Papers/Proceedings

  1. Guerra, V., Skuzinski, T. S., & Shealy, T. (2017).The Extent of Informal Car Share (ICS) in Quito, Ecuador. International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017 (pp. 432-441).
  2. Guerra V., Bohannon, CL. (2017). Mobilities, Geographies, and Imaginaries: Human Dimensions of the Built Environment. Advancing the Human Condition Symposium, Virginia Tech.
  3. Guerra V., Shealy, T. (2017). An exploration of Quito’s Informal Car-Share. Conference of Green Growth, Climate Change, and Urban Sustainability”. CRRID. Chandigarh, India
  4. Guerra, V., Shealy, T. (2017). Quito’s ICS’s General Features. Urbanization in Latin America – Regional Studies Association.
  5. Guerra V., Shealy, T. (2016). Quito’s ICS general features and its role at the City periphery. Mascaro Engineering Sustainability Conference.
  6. Stone, J., Perkovic, J., Benkemoun, G., Butler, R., Cole, A., Cullen, M., Devitt, J., Duckett, I., Guerra, V., Mase, N., Robinson, M., Sheko, A., Somers, P., Yin, C. (2014). How sustainable transport networks build great cities. Melbourne School of Design Zurich-Munich Travelling Studio 2014. Melbourne, Victoria –Australia. Print.

Opinion Articles:

  1. Guerra, V. (2018). Education for Human Development. RE: Reflections and Explorations, Virginia Tech.
  2. Guerra, V. (2016). Globalization and Sustainable Development. RE: Reflections and Explorations, Virginia Tech.
  3. Guerra, V. (2016).Understanding the Green Economy. RE: Reflections and Explorations, Virginia Tech.
  4. El Comercio. (2016). ¿‘Movilidad sostenible’ para la capital ecuatoriana?.


  1. PUCE SI 5to EARQ Realidades en Transformación: Paradigmas Urbanos, La Ciudad Informal. Quito, Ecuador. Jul 2018.
  2. AEDEC EC Telesucesos (Producer): Interviewing Vanessa Guerra – Urban Planning in the City of Quito. [Fuerza Motriz, Television series]. Quito, Ecuador. Feb 2018.
  3. Cityworks (Xpo) 2017: Beyond Informality, a new approach to inclusive cities. Grandin Theatre. Roanoke VA, USA. Oct 2017.
  4. TEDx Quito: Paradigms of the Informal City.  Title: Teatro Suce. Quito, Ecuador. Jun 2017.
  5. Ecuador towards HABITAT III: Inclusive Cities and the New Agenda Urbana. Teátro Calderón de la Barca. Quito, Ecuador. May 2016.
  6. USFQ University Colloquium: Sustainable Cities. Teátro Calderón de la Barca. Quito, Ecuador. Mar 2015.


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