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City as System - Design London Living Labs Global

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a <a>Design London</a> and <a>Living Labs Global</a> event to bring together the tech and public sectors to talk about connected cities

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City as System - Design London Living Labs Global

  1. 1. city as system<br />Duncan Wilson<br />Arup Foresighthttp://blogs.driversofchange.com/emtech/<br />@djdunc<br />
  2. 2. the merging of sciences and other disciplines <br />the combination of sectors to create new business<br />the convergence of technology<br />
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  6. 6. data as a material<br />social as a process<br />data shadows<br />
  7. 7. city simulation<br />Dongtan, Shanghai<br />
  8. 8. validating models<br />2nd Ave Subway, NYC<br />
  9. 9. an exception to the rule<br />
  10. 10. design feedback<br />
  11. 11. urban information architecture<br />efficiency<br />connectivity<br />
  12. 12. unfolding resource use<br />home energy usage, make it personal<br />
  13. 13. adaptive ambient information<br />8 Fitzroy Street, communicating resource usage<br />
  14. 14. adaptive ambient information<br />Chiswick Park, introducing play <br />
  15. 15. making the invisible visible<br />‘NuagesVert’, Helsinki<br />
  16. 16. making the invisible visible<br />Barangaroo, (Rogers StirkHarbour / Arup)<br />via real-time data on neighbourhood activity<br />projected throughout site, acting as a civic-scale collective smart meter<br />
  17. 17. making the invisible visible<br />Jätkäsaari, Helsinki<br />
  18. 18. collective intelligence<br />hintsights::hinteractions<br />Place-stats<br />Place-status<br />Place-statements<br />
  19. 19. hintsights<br />
  20. 20. RealFeel meter<br />Bop making sense of space<br />
  21. 21. visible output<br />‘The City’, Lewis Mumford (1939)<br />
  22. 22. wireless civic spaces<br />State Library of Queensland (2008-2009)<br />free public wi-fi transforms use of public space<br />library space is used 23 hours per day; is safer, more active<br />
  23. 23. interactive installations<br />State Library of Queensland (2008-2009)<br />tag cloud of internet connections within public wi-fi space<br />
  24. 24. emergence<br />cabspotting.org, Stamen<br />
  25. 25. responsive architecture<br />UTS Broadway competition entry (Super Colossal/Arup)<br />place making by revealing patterns in knowledge-based activity<br />
  26. 26. responsive architecture<br />Masdar city centre (LAVA/Arup)<br />Parasol solar collectors open during day, become light poles at night<br />
  27. 27. responsive architecture<br />Masdar city centre (LAVA/Arup)<br />Plaza then plays back patterns of activity collated throughout the day<br />
  28. 28. responsive architecture<br />Masdar city centre (LAVA/Arup)<br />City centre acts as dashboard/‘central processing unit’ for wider city<br />
  29. 29. a thoughtful city<br />botanicals<br />
  30. 30. future workplace<br />
  31. 31. future internet design goals<br />http://www.ict-sensei.org/<br />Horizontalisation<br />Privacy and Security<br />Simplicity of participation<br />Manageability<br />Scalability<br />Locality<br />Evolvability<br />Continuity<br />Heterogeneity<br />
  32. 32. things to think about<br />(if you buy into this systems view)<br />strategy & vision<br />enterprise architecture<br />governance<br />security & privacy<br />skills & capability<br />commercial framework<br />
  33. 33. http://blogs.driversofchange.com/emtech/<br />@djdunc<br />
  34. 34. research opportunities<br />
  35. 35. governance <br />models<br />what does the <br />city CIO look like<br />
  36. 36. who is in charge of this stuff<br />
  37. 37. technology to support behaviour change<br />a longitudinal evidence based approach is needed<br />
  38. 38. Efficacy of feedback loops<br />Will smart meters and equivalent continue to have effect?<br />There is not enough longitudinal data yet. They could become a ‘flashing 12:00’<br />
  39. 39. urban information architecture<br />what is the enterprise architecture model for a city<br />
  40. 40. talking infrastructure<br />
  41. 41. unfolding resource use<br />home energy usage, make it personal<br />
  42. 42. everything <br />inconvenient will change<br />
  43. 43. foursquare<br />gowalla<br />brightkite<br />loopt<br />latitude<br />twitter<br />
  44. 44. http://blogs.driversofchange.com/emtech/<br />@djdunc<br />

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