URBAN INTERACTION

June 11, 2014
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Design Futures: Angewandte Methodiken zukunfsfähigen Designs im Rahmen des Design Aktivismus

Here some slides with some key points and illustrative cases based on the Design Futuring Philosophy by Tony Fry (in German). They were composed for an Intermedia Design Lecture at the Trier University of Applied Sciences.

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Firefly

April 25, 2014
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Project Lightning Bug

„Lightning Bug“ is an interdisciplinary design research project, investigating the application of light in the extension of interpersonal communication. The Lighting Bug Project is a response to the observation of the ever widening gap between social space and physical place, created … continue reading ➠

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August 16, 2013
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Shaping Habitat – the interrelatedness of technology, city development and human ecology

Research paper:

Abstract. Humanity is urbanized. As of the year 2008 the majority of its population lives in towns and cities and here approximately 80% of the worlds economic production takes place. The level of urbanization is expected to … continue reading ➠

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March 21, 2013
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Soundscraper – Noise Pollution Converter

While the aesthetics of this conceptual design may be up for discussion, the idea is worth taking note of.

With a skin of electro active lashes, the Soundscraper harvests noise pollution in form of kinetic energy. When located next to … continue reading ➠

Streets of Bogotá by Tijs Zwinkels

December 27, 2012
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Bogotá: Building a sustainable City

Within a mere three year period, Enrique Peñalosa, the former mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, transformed one of the world’s most chaotic and crime ridden cities into a model of civic-minded and sustainable urban planning. His approach was to focus on the pedestrian … continue reading ➠