In today's cities, our everyday lives are increasingly shaped by digital media technologies. The Mobile City is a research group that investigates this new urban condition and its implications for urban design.
First reports expert meeting ‘Designing the Hybrid City’ published
The first reports of the expert meeting ‘Designing the Hybrid City’ are available now. These reports were written by architect Daan Roggeveen and journalist Michiel Hulshof (Go West project).
Videos of the sessions are now online as well. Audio quality is so-so however, so be warned…
Michiel de Lange (1976) is a part-time Lecturer in New Media Studies at Utrecht University, and a researcher and adviser of new media and urbanism. He is trained as a cultural anthropologist, and holds a PhD in philosophy (2010) with a dissertation about mobile media technologies and urban identities. He collaborated in a locative media art & science project (www.nomadicmilk.net). He worked for Knowledgeland, a Dutch think-tank that aims to strengthen the knowledge-based society. Here he worked on several projects at the intersection of ICTs and the city, e.g. co-organizing the Creative Capital conference. He also volunteered and worked for Cybersoek, a computer neighborhood center in Amsterdam. He is advisor e-culture at Mediafonds.
Michiel is on Twitter and LinkedIn.