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Playing for the Future: event April 17 2014 about play, games and urban (re)developments

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Last year, The Mobile City partnered in the project “Rezone Playful Interventions” about the use of playful design strategies to repurpose vacant spaces. In this project three teams composed of an architect and a game studio collaborated and created a temporary playful urban intervention for

Made By Us @ Shenzhen Biennale

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We are excited to announce that the exhibition Made by Us that we have curated in collaboration with Het Nieuwe Instituut will open on Dec 7 2013 at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/ Architecture in Shenzhen.

“Owning the city: New media and citizen engagement in urban design” – First Monday article

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The Mobile City contributed a paper to the very interesting special November 2013 issue of First Monday called “Waves, Bits & Bricks: Media and The Social Production of Urban Space“. How has media affected cities in real, concrete terms? How do “bits” and “waves” become “bricks”?

Report workshop day2 “Made By Us: using smart technologies to repurpose industrial heritage”

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Report workshop day 2 “Made By Us: using smart technologies to repurpose industrial heritage” Under the motto better late than never, the second part of the “Made By Us” Beijing Design Week workshop report. As part of the overarching project Made By Us, The New Institute

“Made By Us”: new program about industrial heritage and smart & social cities, Beijing/NL/Shenzhen

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We are happy to announce Made By Us, a new project The Mobile City is partnering in with The New Institute. Made By Us is a six-month research-by-design program investigating creative reuses of former industrial plants. The challenge is to help design smart media interventions that will

Playing against vacancy: architects and game developers create games for urban change

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About the project How can temporary playful interventions be used to engage people with the issue of vacancy? The Mobile City is a partner in the new project Rezone Playful Interventions. In this project three teams, each composed of an architect and a game designer,

Eindhoven Hackable World City: speculating on future investments for the city

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A while ago we were invited by Amsterdam based architecture and planning firm One Architecture to collaborate on a research project about the possible future of urban planning and policy in the Netherlands. The project was commissioned by Deltametropool Network for Metropolitan Development. One of the outcomes

Reinventing ownership: Ruimtevolk Expo 2012 about the messy future of urban design

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Thursday 29 November 2012 the event Ruimtevolk Expedition 2012 took place. Ruimtevolk (‘spatial folk’) is a well-read Dutch online platform for spatial and urban design professionals. Venue Trouw Amsterdam, one of Amsterdam’s cultural hotspots, was packed with urban professionals, policy makers, and researchers. The event

Workshop reports ‘Designing for Ownership’ at Strelka Institute, Moscow

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From 9 − 14 July 2012 The Mobile City (in this case Michiel de Lange in collaboration with Marc Tuters) developed and gave a six-day workshop ’Designing for Ownership’ at the Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow. This workshop was built on the approach we developed for

The Mobile City goes Moscow: 6-day workshop “Designing for Ownership” 9-14 July 2012, Strelka Institute

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The Mobile City is honored to have been invited to give a workshop at the young and very ambitious Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow, Russia. The workshop is part of the Strelka Summer Program “Agents of Change“. In a series of

Ownership in the hybrid city: themes and examples (part 2)

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A while ago our study ‘Ownership in the Hybrid City’ was published. The study, written in collaboration with Virtueel Platform, informs the event Social Cities of Tomorrow (14 − 17 Feb 2012). In the study we explore how digital media can strengthen ‘ownership’, that is,

Ownership in the hybrid city: themes and examples (part 1)

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A while ago our study ‘Ownership in the Hybrid City’ was published. The study, written in collaboration with Virtueel Platform, informs the event Social Cities of Tomorrow (14 − 17 Feb 2012). In the study we explore how digital media can strengthen ‘ownership’, that is,

Social Cities: how to engage citizens with digital media

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(This article was published a few days ago on Engaging Cities, as a guest contribution) Social Cities: how to engage citizens with digital media Michiel de Lange – The Mobile City The increasing growth and complexity of cities raises the question how we can use

How to design better cities with urban interventions and computer code?

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How can we design urban objects that bring about an urban public sphere? And how can we make use of algorithms to make urban design more adaptive to the needs of citizens? These questions were addressed during the first Cognitive Cities Salon in Amsterdam.

Yes, That’s a nice Urban Data Visualization. So what?

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Report of City_Play_Data. Expert Meeting on Digital Media and ‘Ownership’ in the city.
How do we design urban media that allow citizens to act? Can we use urban games to include citizens in urban planning? And how do we move beyond ‘gamificiation’ ?

The Urban Culture of Sentient Cities: From an Internet of Things to a Public Sphere of Things

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Recently I contributed a chapter to the book Sentient City Ubiquitous Computing, Architecture, and the Future of Urban Space edited by Mark Shepard. On May 14 2011 we will also take part in the book launch event in Rotterdam. At certain points in the history