Leticia Lozano

Co-Founder and Director, MACIA Estudio, Mexico

Leticia Lozano is a co-founder and director of MACIA Estudio. She gets involved in the development of integral processes that give an answer to urban communities' real needs and are manifested as placemaking strategies, participation, prototypes or urban public policy recommendations. Leticia is passionate about public space, cities and experience creation. She has collaborated as an experience designer, creative strategist and play researcher with organizations, governments and universities in Mexico, Italy, UK, Czech Republic, Ireland and Japan. She also has been an associate lecturer at UDLAP, UNARTE and CENTRO, as well as a speaker at various panels and conferences. For the past four years, Leticia worked with the Lab for the City, which is the experimental and creative area of Mexico City's government, as a coordinator of Playful City. At Playful City, she researched how play and playfulness can reconfigure urban imaginaries and provoke citizens to take an active role in the process of creating a city. She recently co-authored Architecture for Urban Play: Guidelines to design playscapes in Mexico City. Leticia holds a bachelor's degree from Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico with studies in restoration and set design at Politecnico di Torino, Italy. She obtained her master's degree in narrative environments from Central Saint Martins - University of the Arts London. She is currently a member of the Creative Producers International. She is a Fellow of Session 574, The Child in the City: Health, Parks and Play, 2017.

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