Emiliano Rodriguez Nuesch


Emiliano directs Pacifico, a creative communications agency focused on urban resilience and disaster risk reduction.

A partner of the 100 Resilient Cities network, Pacifico applies creative communications and participatory design to help cities reduce risk posed by climate change, earthquakes, floods and other disasters.

Our latest projects include building coastal resilience in New Orleans, applying participatory design in Buenos Aires and reducing flood risk in Santiago de Chile.

Pacifico also works in citizen science projects with the US Geological Survey, the California Institute of Technology and the Dr. Lucy Jones Foundation engaging communities on issues such as sea-level rise and seismic risk.

Emiliano has been a guest speaker for the California Energy Commission, the US Geological Survey, the Aid Forum in Washington, as well as at four previous SXSW conferences.

He directed the Toxic Tours initiative for Greenpeace Mexico, which was awarded a Gold Lion at the Cannes Festival of Creativity.

He also worked in Japan on four editions of the Final Fantasy series of video games.

His work has been awarded at international festivals, including Cannes, IAB Mixx and NY Festivals.

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