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Presentation by Mark Dek (Archadia) & James Burke (Vurb) on their explorations of digital tools for urban development

Presentation by Mark Dek (Archadia) & James Burke (Vurb) on their explorations of digital tools for urban development



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    PICNIC11 PICNIC11 Presentation Transcript

    • Digital urban infrastructures for user empowerment Explorations of concepts, tools and platforms that allow for civic control over their cities Source: http://www.prettymaps.stamen.com
    • Techno utopian/dystopian city Source: Tony Garnier – Une Cité Industrielle
    • Classical values vs. Modern methods Source: Tony Garnier – Une Cité Industrielle
    • Research the impact of emerging technologies on city life and formulate future scenario’s Source: Keiichi Matsuda – Domesti-city
    • Scenario’s Personal? The Urban Future is:
    • Source: Keiichi Matsuda – Domesti-city Personalized The Urban Future will probably be: Scenario’s
    • Source: Keiichi Matsuda – Domesti-city Scenario’s Commercial The Urban Future will probably be:
    • Scenario’s: Open Source/Data/GOV/Design The Urban Future can be:
    • Scenario’s: Collaborative The Urban Future should be: Project: Hypermud, Archadia (a.o) with Waag Society and DUS-architecten for PICNIC11
    • Scenario’s: Accessible For everyone equally For free The Urban Future should be:
    • Scenario’s Compatible People Objects Software hardware The Urban Future should be:
    • Prototyping and building with present technologies Project: Cube 64 by projectteam including Archadia for www.smartinpublic.nl
    • Create infrastructures for future technologies: the Urban CMS Source: Urban CMS, article by Archadia for Volume/Archis magazine
    • Urban CMS - Content Open Data Geolocated social media Sentient objects (Internet of Things) People + devices Aggregated and mashed objects
    • Urban CMS - Database Urban info, news, laws & regulation, history, communication Scripts, codes and algorithms, schematics, calculations Sensor feeds cadastre Building code Zoning law Architectural patterns CAD to CNC Cost calc Structural calc Permit checker
    • Urban CMS - output Print, mobile, screens, AR Services, Administration Direct output of your actions onto media and services: Services (police - garbage disposal - traffic signs) are directly linked to the scripts that run them
    • Control your data Direct input through plug and play interfaces Plug-in modules for specific tasks Urban CMS - administration Direct input to the system. Each city service that is control-able has its own interface: From personal architecture to city flow optimization.
    • Site specific online design plug-in Cadastre Building code Zoning law Calculations Building kit Neighborhood feedback Urban CMS – Personal architectural interface Source: Wikihouse.cc Site feedback permits
    • 1,6 million square meters of empty office space in Amsterdam
    • Vacant NL
    • Abandoned unbuilt or sparsely spaces – urban fallow land
    • Connect available empty civic space to networks
    • Findable, social connected unused spaces
    • configurability and socialization
    • Contracts, regulation and legal requirements
    • Partnerships with existing Urban incubators, housing corportions , local government
    • / Contact Who: Mark Dek Sites : www.archadia.nl Twitter : @archad1a Email : info@markdek.nl Credits http://www.geekologie.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/daleremote Megahouse – Atalier Hitoshi Abe http://openbuildings.com/buildings/place-du-quartier-des-spectacles-profile-4873 http://www.designboom.com/ Contact Who: James Burke Sites : www.vurb.eu Twitter : @vurb Email : james@vurb.eu QUESTIONS?