This past weekend the Asian Social Innovation Forum was held. With the motto who is who in Social Innovation in Asia, we met in Hong Kong to share ideas, projects, work already done and expectations for the future. But what the hell is Social Innovation?
Pursuing a future of cities based on the aspiration to predict a whole city will have to confront the unexpected. And the unexpected is exactly what makes life amazing. A new guest post by Manu Fernandez.
On Hong Kong protests, Firechat, and the power of vintage techonologies when they are used by real people in real places.
The report of the one day symposium City Data Future held in Venice, where we talked about shared spaces, design for failure, and more.
A guest post by Manu Fernandez investigates how Smart City features could already be a powerful tool for citizens and communities. But then, why are they not?
What happens when tech and entertainment corporations play with the concept of bottom up urban design?
There it goes, all together. It’s about time we try to take them back and not allow “big” agents to steal these concepts and convert them into another urban products selling jingle.
In late 2012 Juan, nerei founder, was part of an international panel of experts during a 10 ten days workshop held in Raipur, in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. A case study illustrates the solution given by his team.
A work of sound and architecture, a series of video documenting architectural spaces set into vibration.
The artist Dominic Wilcox created an installation that gives to the listener a sonic close-up to the cityscape of Newcastle. An example of an emotional exploration of the urban space through sound.