City Science Lab @ Biobío


Cristian Larrere

Cristian Larrere

The MIT City Science team will work with the Cámara Chilena de la Construcción (CChC), Corporación Ciudades, and the Biobío regional government on a new collaboration, to create a City Science Lab in Biobío, Chile. Teams will research development and innovation related to design and technology for communities, with an emphasis on building a scalable platform for data analysis, data visualization, and simulations of urban interventions, to improve the living standard of the citizens.

Team will also work with ChileMass, as the articulator between the needs of Concepción and the work carried out by the MIT City Science Lab.

Cámara Chilena de la Construcción A.G. (CChC) is a non-profit trade association that aims to promote the development, strength and growth of construction activity as a fundamental driver for Chile’s development. CChC’s mission is to improve the quality of life of people, committed to the sustainable development of the construction industry. 

Corporación Ciudades, is a non-profit organization that aims to promote equity and territorial welfare, reducing urban segregation and promoting long-term integrated territorial planning.