Category Archives: Colima

Friends of the Colima River

By Dawna Pachkowsky ~ ~ Like most urban sustainability initiatives, citizen participation is an essential component for the success of management of the river systems in Colima, Mexico. For this reason, el Instituto de Planeacion para el Municipio de Colima … Continue reading

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Including citizens in the planning and design of public spaces: Successes and Challenges in Colima, Mexico

By Michael Vieira ~ ~ In Mexico, the Institute of Planning for the Municipality of Colima or el Instituto de Planeación para el Municipio de Colima (IPCo), recognizes the value and strength of the citizen with regard to sustainable approaches … Continue reading

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The Colima River Project

Colima City is the capital of the state of Colima which is located in Western Mexico on the Pacific coast, sharing its borders with the state of Jalisco and Michoacán. Most of the municipality is located in the Valley of … Continue reading

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Les défis dans l’identification d’indicateurs de suivi

Sarah-Maude Ippersiel-Guindon has just completed her 6-month internship in Colima, Mexico, where her work focused on community development.  She writes her post here en francais. ~ ~ Dans le cadre de mon mandat au sein de L’Instituto de Planeación para … Continue reading

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How to make a street accessible while protecting its heritage features at the same time? After months of discussion, Colima still hasn’t come up with an answer…

Alejandra Perdomo Ibanez has been in Colima for almost 6 months. Her internship is focused on urban planning. ~ ~ Accessibility is increasingly becoming a key consideration in city planning and design. But this has not always been the case. City … Continue reading

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Les arbres, les citoyens et l’espace public

Sarah-Maude Ippersiel-Guindon will be finishing up her 6-month internship in Colima, Mexico.  A native of Quebec, she also speaks English and Spanish. She has written her post on reforestation in Colima en francais. Merci, Sarah-Maude! ~ ~ Personne ne peut nier l’importance des arbres en … Continue reading

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All you need is chalk: The perception of accessibility, disability, and universal design in Colima’s public spaces

Breanne Harder just wrapped up her 6-month internship in Colima, Mexico, where her work focused on urban planning and public space. ~  ~ During my internship at IPCo, my project ‘Accessible Colima’ focused on understanding accessibility in Colima’s public spaces, … Continue reading

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