Simon Caspersen is the Co-Founder and Communications Director of SPACE10, a Copenhagen-based research lab investigating sustainable design.

LOOT

Art gallery
Guanajuato 227, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
LOOT

"LOOT is an art space that’s very transformative — from artisan markets and exhibitions to hosting photo shoots and music videos. It’s in Roma Norte, which is really close to Condesa, but it has a little bit more edge."

Simon CASPERSEN

Bosque de Chapultepec

Park
Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City, Mexico
Bosque de Chapultepec

"Nearby is Chapultepec Park, with important museums like the Modern Art Museum and Tamayo Museum. But there's also a section of the park that is quieter, where you find wooded areas and wildlife."

Simon CASPERSEN

Plaza de la Ciudadela

Handicraft
Emilio donde, Enrico Martínez 104 esquina-interior 131 pasillo 7, Centro, 06040 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Plaza de la Ciudadela

"Every Saturday you'll find dancers gathering at Plaza de la Ciudadela. There are three, four or five dance classes taking place at different spots in the park at the same time. Everything is free and open to the public, so you can join in. It's so life-affirming and beautiful."

Simon CASPERSEN

Bakers Chimalistac

Bakery
Av. Miguel Ángel de Quevedo 50, Agrícola, Chimalistac, Álvaro Obregón, 01001 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Bakers Chimalistac

"Cut through Bombilla Park to grab a coffee at Bakers — great coffee."

Simon CASPERSEN

Museo Frida Kahlo

Museo frida kahlo
Londres 247, Del Carmen, Coyoacán, 04100 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Museo Frida Kahlo

"Start at the studio of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. It's designed by architect and painter Juan O'Gorman, which is just a really dope architectural experience."

Simon CASPERSEN

Kurimanzutto

Art gallery
C. Gobernador Rafael Rebollar 94, San Miguel Chapultepec I Secc, Miguel Hidalgo, 11850 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Kurimanzutto

"Kurimanzutto is a former timber yard that was turned into an art gallery. The whole space is just so beautiful to be in. The gallery features some really interesting emerging artists from Mexico City’s design scene."

Simon CASPERSEN

Museo Nacional de Antropología

Museum
Av. P.º de la Reforma s/n, Polanco, Bosque de Chapultepec I Secc, Miguel Hidalgo, 11560 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Museo Nacional de Antropología

"The Museo Nacional de Antropología, the anthropology museum, is on every recommendation list to Mexico City. Besides having a really fascinating exhibition, it's also one of the most insane built environments I've been in."

Simon CASPERSEN

Contramar

Seafood restaurant
Calle de Durango 200, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Contramar

"The food is really good, but the vibe is just something out of the ordinary. Super chaotic. Waiters everywhere, tables everywhere. And then on Fridays, everybody stays drinking after lunch and it's a party."

Simon CASPERSEN

Amaya

Restaurant
Calle Gral. Prim 95, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Amaya

"For dinner, I love to go to a place called Amaya, which is by a really great chef called Jair Telléz. I'm a big fan of natural wine, so getting to experience a lot of Mexican natural wine there was really interesting."

Simon CASPERSEN

Covadonga

Spanish restaurant
Puebla 121, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Covadonga

"There's another cantina I really like called Covadonga. It’s this old-school place with this certain energy. It's just such a wonderful place to sit and observe."

Simon CASPERSEN

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