A short interview with Natalie Jeremijenko sharing her views of what constitutes a social city of tomorrow. Embracing complexity is key.
Usman Haque talks about the possibilities for creative solutions with data collected by the public in the city.
The report on the presentations of teams 3 and 4 can be found here. For the last few days now, our four teams have been hard at work coming up with ideas, concepts and solutions for each of their cases. … Continue reading
We are having a full house Thursday night at Mediamatic for the presentation of our workshop results. Unfortunately, no more tickets are available.
The week began with the contrasting view of the semi-frozen canal and the taste of warm coffee. Once everyone arrived at the ground floor of ARCAM, and as it is accustomed in this type of event, the introductory presentation … Continue reading
Today was day 2 of the Social Cities of Tomorrow event. Work on all four of the cases is now well underway and we thought it would a good idea to ask the teams for a quick update on how … Continue reading
What does bottom-up participation in city design actually mean? That’s one of the questions emerging from Ekim Tan’s presentation at ARCAM today, preceding the second day of workshops at the Social Cities of Tomorrow event. The Istanbul-born, Netherlands-based designer, founder … Continue reading
Digital media technologies are becoming increasingly influential in daily urban life. How can we implement these technologies in such a way that they make and maintain the city as a liveable and vibrant environment? How can we best design urban areas … Continue reading
The home page of the Social Cities of Tomorrow website opens with the following statement: “Our everyday lives are increasingly shaped by digital media technologies, from smart cards and intelligent GPS systems to social media and smartphones. How can we … Continue reading
For a long time the term ‘social city’ has been all talk. The workgroup at the ‘Social Cities of Tomorrow’ conference is a stepping-stone to apply theory to practice. Workshop attendees got together this morning at the ‘Arcam’ (Stichting Architectuurcentrum Amsterdam) building to work out how … Continue reading