Principal & Co-founder MACIA Estudio
Leticia Lozano is an architect and researcher passionate about creating experiences to celebrate public life. She runs her own practice, a multidisciplinary studio focused on creating cities where children and their communities live, learn and play. Leticia has over ten years of experience collaborating with international organisations and governments designing public spaces, urban strategies and policy recommendations to position play and childhoods at the centre of cities’ development. Before founding MACIA Estudio, Leticia was Head of the Playful City strategy at the LabCDMX (the creativity and innovation area of Mexico City’s government), fellow at Salzburg Global Seminar and the only Latin American within the cohort of the Creative Producers International program led by Watershed and the British Council.
She is the author of “Architecture for Urban Play” and “Playing Together”, host of the podcast Landscapes of Play, a podcast exploring the nature of play from the Latin American experience, and member of World Urban Park’s “Children, Play and Nature” Committee.
Leticia holds a BArch from Universidad de las Américas, Puebla and Politecnico di Torino, and an MA in Narrative Environments from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, UAL.