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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 [...]

POPS and Participatory Urbanism
POPS and Participatory Urbanism

Contemporary urban space poses new challenges and opportunities for urban life as traditional lines between public and private become increasingly entangled in both liberatory and contested ways. How these spaces are planned and occupied, who regulates the actions and events that transpire there, and what constitutes the terms by which civic participation in these processes [...]