Smart Cities :
The KLIMA project aims to promote smart cities in Mexico and Central America. Learn more about our activities and our liberal perspective on cities.
Klima arrives at the Biennale
This year, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation's KLIMA Project arrives at the Biennale in the Planetary Frontlines virtual pavilion. This pavilion, curated by Pragma, brings together different artistic and architectural projects from Latin America with the aim of demonstrating that the region has the potential to generate the best practices to heal our planet through design. Read the full article and visit the virtual pavilion.
Morocco, Indonesia and Mexico: examples of emerging mobility
What happens when mobility limits you? How much of your life is spent in traffic jams? Mobility is fundamental when we talk about quality of life; however, we overlook innovative alternatives to make it accessible and affordable and the automobile remains at the center of the conversation. In collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute for Labor and Organizational Economics, the Urban Mobility study takes a look at best practices.
María José Salcedo
The future of public spaces
What is the future of public spaces? How does urban law influence the improvement of regulatory frameworks? Why is public innovation necessary? How can citizens contribute to decision-making on the direction of our cities? In the Klima Project we seek to make it possible to promote smart cities through the participation of different actors to foster open and transparent governments.
María José Salcedo
What can we learn from Berlin as a start-up city?
Many cities in Mexico have the conditions to become start-up cities. Through public policies, the country can foster frameworks to facilitate the opening of businesses. What makes Berlin a start-up city that other cities in Mexico could replicate? Constant transformation, formation of sustainable alliances and adaptability to change, three characteristics intrinsic to every entrepreneur.
Getting Started with Being Smart and Data-driven Cities
Knowledge of concepts such as data literacy and open data are crucial for local government leaders to start the journey of their Local Government Units (LGU) towards becoming smart, sustainable, and data-driven. What’s needed is a learning resource that is easy to understand. Something that may not cover all the topics in-depth but could be a reference to someone who’s just getting started with creating an open, smart, sustainable, and data-driven LGU.