RADART is an incubator bringing together established corporations, entrepreneurs, and sources of funding. It is a collections of research areas, labs, shared tools, classrooms, auditoria, and cultural spaces balanced equally by open spaces where ideas are cultivated and exchanged. Moreover, it is a place defined by unique architecture and urbanism characterized by modular components serving these programs connected by ground and aerial paths, electric vehicles and trains, and covered by dynamic fabric umbrellas reflecting the activities within. It is a car-free oasis that is open to the city and defined by smart and sustainable urban systems showcasing the latest in waste, water, mobility, and energy management. Finally, it is a collaboration that capitalizes on the legacy
of manufacturing while also redefining Tijuana as a center of the knowledge economy. Five basic areas are applicable to major sectors of the economy and will attract corporate interest. They include the following: 1) mobility and congestion; 2) housing and affordability; 3) inefficiency of buildings and construction; 4) aging and new infrastructure; and 5) retail and how we consume. They are all connected to the sustainability and resilience of our cities and world. An open system of spaces, programs, and innovations that will contribute to economic prosperity and catalyze broader regional development will begin to address these problems. This project will be more than a building. It will be a framework for development that can expand as demand increases. Contrary to past visions of grandiose smart cities, RADART will be a set of innovative urban elements.