Institute without Boundaries

People Change Places. A Revitalization Plan for Lota, Chile

The 2010–2011 academic year is the second year of the city Systems project at the Institute without Boundaries (IwB). this year’s project attempted to understand how to build more resilient cities. the team’s focus was on resolving the challenges facing lota, a municipality in chile. Lota was brought to the iwB’s attention by latin american canadian art projects (lacap), a toronto arts organization, who partnered with the city after the february 2010 earthquake. The complex and difficult problems facing this municipality were an ideal case study for the iwB’s interdisciplinary approach to whole systems design and social innovation.

Published in 2011.

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