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What Are                  Social Cities                  of Tomorrow?Martijn de Waal              www.themobilecity.nl
Wait-a-minute:Where are all the people?
It’s not a blueprint;      It’s a design approach  a way of thinking about cities   that are highly technologicalbut they’...
‘If only we can get to an architecturethat really responded to human wish as               it occurred’                   ...
‘There is no desire to communicatewith everybody, only with those whose thoughts and feelings are related to              ...
Social Cities:       If only we can get to cities    where citizens feel they belong,and feel the city belongs to them as ...
Designing for ‘ownership’   Engage and empower‘publics’ (groups of people)         to act on communally shared issues
communally shared issues & resources
(Open) Data     as a newcollective resource
UsingThe Internet of Things To bring out these ‘issues of concern’Senseable City Lab Trash Track                          ...
Bringing ‘Issues’ back                                 in Public SpaceIn the Air (Medialab Prado)                         ...
Engage &  Act
CoCollage   Create a Sense of Place                            http://www.cocollage.com/
Making individual                 contributions visibleCisco Urban EcoMap                        http://ams.urbanecomap.or...
Commons The GameEngage through play      http://www.commonsthegame.com/
Biketastic             http://urban.cens.ucla.edu/projects/cyclesense/
Fallen Fruit               http://www.fallenfruit.org/
Publics
Collaborative Consumption   ‘collectivising’ private                                  resources                           ...
Geluidsnet   ‘networked public’                  http://collaborativeconsumption.com/
Social Cities of Tomorrow:   Engage and empower‘publics’ (groups of people)         to act on communally shared issues
How do we design Social Cities? Can we port the collaborative principles of online culture to          urban design?  What...
Thank you!      Further Reading:‘Ownership in the Hybrid City’  www.virtueelplatform.nl    www.themobilecity.nlwww.socialc...
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120217 What are social cities of tomorrow

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How do we make use of new media technologies in urban design? At the conference Social Cities of Tomorrow (Amsterdam 17-2-2012) we propose the concept of the social city as an alternative design approach to 'smart cities'.

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120217 What are social cities of tomorrow

  1. 1. What Are Social Cities of Tomorrow?Martijn de Waal www.themobilecity.nl
  2. 2. Wait-a-minute:Where are all the people?
  3. 3. It’s not a blueprint; It’s a design approach a way of thinking about cities that are highly technologicalbut they’re not about technology they are about people http://scodpub.wordpress.com/2011/03/01/garden-cities-by-ebenezer-howard/
  4. 4. ‘If only we can get to an architecturethat really responded to human wish as it occurred’ Peter Cook, Archigram
  5. 5. ‘There is no desire to communicatewith everybody, only with those whose thoughts and feelings are related to our own’ Archigram
  6. 6. Social Cities: If only we can get to cities where citizens feel they belong,and feel the city belongs to them as well? How do we design for ‘ownership’?
  7. 7. Designing for ‘ownership’ Engage and empower‘publics’ (groups of people) to act on communally shared issues
  8. 8. communally shared issues & resources
  9. 9. (Open) Data as a newcollective resource
  10. 10. UsingThe Internet of Things To bring out these ‘issues of concern’Senseable City Lab Trash Track Trash Track MIT Senseable City Lab
  11. 11. Bringing ‘Issues’ back in Public SpaceIn the Air (Medialab Prado) http://intheair.es/
  12. 12. Engage & Act
  13. 13. CoCollage Create a Sense of Place http://www.cocollage.com/
  14. 14. Making individual contributions visibleCisco Urban EcoMap http://ams.urbanecomap.org/?locale=en_US
  15. 15. Commons The GameEngage through play http://www.commonsthegame.com/
  16. 16. Biketastic http://urban.cens.ucla.edu/projects/cyclesense/
  17. 17. Fallen Fruit http://www.fallenfruit.org/
  18. 18. Publics
  19. 19. Collaborative Consumption ‘collectivising’ private resources http://collaborativeconsumption.com/
  20. 20. Geluidsnet ‘networked public’ http://collaborativeconsumption.com/
  21. 21. Social Cities of Tomorrow: Engage and empower‘publics’ (groups of people) to act on communally shared issues
  22. 22. How do we design Social Cities? Can we port the collaborative principles of online culture to urban design? What are new models fororganizing various stakeholders around complex issues? What are new models for collaboration between disciplines?
  23. 23. Thank you! Further Reading:‘Ownership in the Hybrid City’ www.virtueelplatform.nl www.themobilecity.nlwww.socialcitiesoftomorrow.nl info@themobilecity.nl

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