La Tarumba: Circus for change

GERALDINE SAKUDA // La Tarumba Circus // Lima // July 19th 2017 // Geraldine at La Tarumba invited us to visit their circus school and to a night in the Big Top. La Tarumba is a circus, theatre and music company from Peru. The school is based in the centre of Lima, and runs courses... Continue Reading →

Talca: The social value of an architecture education

ANDRES MARAGANO LEVEQUE // La Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Talca // Talca // July 17th 2017 // I was invited to visit Andres at the School of Architecture in Talca. I had heard a lot about the work of Talca, and their commitment to creating a University which connected directly with its... Continue Reading →

CoLab: universities for change

EDER DELGADO // Coordinador de Comunidad y Espacio COLAB // Santiago // July 14th 2017 // I was fortunate to grab a quick meeting with Eder who gave me some more information and some literature on the CoLab, an innovation lab with a relationship to the Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas at La Pontificia Universidad Católica... Continue Reading →

Balloon Latam: developing rural social enterprise

MARIA SAN MARTIN & SEBASTIÁN SALINAS // Emprediem & Balloon Latam // Santiago // July 14th 2017 // Maria and Sebastian welcomed me at their offices, and explained how Balloon Latam was founded through it's relationship with Emprediem. Emprediem is about democratizing entrepreneurship and social innovation. Grupo Emprediem is a group of companies that work together... Continue Reading →

Centro de Inteligencia Territorial: Mapping for society

LUIS M VALENZUELA // Centro de Inteligencia Territorial & Investigador Centro de Conflicto y Cohesión Social // Santiago // July 13th 2017 // Luis works at the Universidad Adolfo Ibañez in the DesignLAB. He is the Director of the Centre of Intelligent Territory. A Research Centre that uses mapping techniques to better understand the complex and interrelated functions... Continue Reading →

Design for sustainable consumption

MARCELA GODOY CARRASCO // Eco-Design and Sustainability Consultant IDMA and Founder of Adc Circular // Santiago // July 12th 2017 // Marcela is an Industrial Designer who specialises in design for sustainability, eco-innovation, circular economy and sustainable consumption. She is passionate about bringing more thoughtfulness to the environmental sustainability of products and systems in Chile.... Continue Reading →

Creatorio: Design for tranquility

CRISTIAM SALAZAR // Co-founder and designer at Creatorio.co // Bogotá // July 6th 2017 // Cristiam is an Industrial Designer with an interest in "Design for a Culture of Mobility". He has a Masters degree in creative education from the National University in Colombia. He has been co-founder of design groups and citizens such as 100en1dia, Agentescultóricos and Bicicírculo... Continue Reading →

Mayors Office: Bicycles for Bogotá

DAVID LOUIS UNIMAN // Director of Cycling in the Mayors Office // Bogotá // July 5th 2017 //   I met David for a drink towards the North of Bogota. David works for the Mayor Enrique Peñalosa Londoño as the Director of cycling. He is designing Bogotá’s public bicycle system, which has gained international recognition over... Continue Reading →

Street interventions for change

LEONARDO PARRA // Designer, artist and educator // Bogotá // 5th July 2017 //  Leonardo is an Industrial Designer interested - amongst many things - in citizen creative participation, technology and the city. He talks about the intersection between people, place and technology and is studying a PHD called Street Interventions for Change. He is... Continue Reading →

Diseño del Sur: Looking south for knowledge

ALFREDO GUTIÉRREZ BORRERO // Professor in Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano // Bogotá // 4th July 2017 //  Alfredo works at Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano and is developing a project called Diseño del Sur (design of the south). He has spent the last 5 years trying to build bridges between a northern and southern perspective on design. When... Continue Reading →

Universidad Autonoma: Design students as change-makers

ADRIANA BASTIDAS // Design Teacher in Universidad Autonoma // Bogotá // 3rd July //  Adriana is working on social design programmes inside Universidad Autónomo in Bogotá. This work is done through the RAD (Academic Design Network), the RAD, facilitates a link with two institutions: Prospera Social and Fundación Social. Each semester the students form teams in collaboration with... Continue Reading →

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