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Sentient City Survival Kit
Sentient City Survival Kit

The Sentient City Survival Kit is a design research project that explores the social, cultural and political implications of ubiquitous computing for urban environments. It takes as its method the design, fabrication and presentation of a collection of artifacts, spaces and media for survival in the near-future sentient city. As computing leaves the desktop and [...]

Flock House
Migration patterns of people

What if mobile, self-sufficient living units were the building blocks for future cities?  In a time when growing urban populations are faced with environmental, political, and economic instability, and when dislocation and relocation is important to consider and reconcile, Flock House represents a group of migratory, sculptural living systems built collaboratively from reclaimed materials to merge with preexisting urban [...]