Archive for the ‘urbanism’ Category

Upcoming on 18.03.2011: No Place to Hide

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 14:46 4 Comments

«Laws and unmarked frontiers remain…unwritten laws… And thus when frontiers are decided the adversary is not simply annihilated; indeed, he is accorded rights even when the victor’s superiority in power is complete. And there are, in a demonically ambiguous way, ‘equal’ rights: for both parties to the treaty it is the same line that may […]

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Taipei seeks to make cities smarter with a new model of urban development and a global call for solutions

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 12:45 6 Comments

by Federico De Giuli & Marcia Caines Cities across East Asia are getting ahead to make their cities greener with major developments and city programs that integrate digital intelligence into their urban systems. Examples of the new approach can be found in China and South Korea, and Taipei is no exception. Digital DNA, City of […]

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Interview with Anette Scheibe of Kista Science City: from Fossil Fuels to Intelligent Transport Solutions ‘the Stockholm Way’

Thursday, February 17, 2011 17:37 3 Comments

interview by Federico De Giuli & Marcia Caines This entry is the first in a series of interviews conducted by Cluster in collaboration with Living Labs Global (LLG) in occasion of the second edition of Living Labs Global Award, an international technology award for digital services that add high value to users in cities around […]

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Urbanization at the heart of the economy: the role of cities in economic development

Thursday, January 27, 2011 11:00 19 Comments

Vinicius de Moraes Netto This paper originally appeared on Vitruvius here version pdf Abstract The paper discusses the central role of cities and their structures in the social and economic development of regions and nations. Through a brief comparison of Brazil’s emergent economy and their huge demands on material infrastructures and the spatial policies of […]

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Concrete Utopias: talking with Peter Noever

Thursday, October 28, 2010 16:43 4 Comments

Interview by Corrado Curti version pdf It’s quite rare to discuss art, architecture and experimentation with a celebrated curator of a leading contemporary art museum, a director of an internationally renowned cultural institution, a radical architect and a bold commissioner of unconventional architecture all at once. Unless, of course, you’re fortunate enough to talk to […]

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