USE TECHNOLOGY TO DELIVER BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE

USE TECHNOLOGY TO DELIVER BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE

WRITTEN BY TORBEN KLITGAARD – SPEAKER AT PRIX BLOXHUB INTERACTIVE SYMPOSIUM 21-22 MAY 2019 – LINK “Men come together in cities in order to live: they remain together in order to live the good life.” It’s been almost 2,500 years since the Greek...
TECHNOLOGIES REQUIRE CIVIC IMAGINATION

TECHNOLOGIES REQUIRE CIVIC IMAGINATION

WRITTEN BY DIETMAR OFFENHUBER – SPEAKER AT PRIX BLOXHUB INTERACTIVE SYMPOSIUM 21-22 MAY 2019 – LINK How can we make cities more liveable using digital technology? This question raises more fundamental questions. First, who is meant by the word we? City...
THE QUEST FOR CITIES WE ACTUALLY WANT TO LIVE IN

THE QUEST FOR CITIES WE ACTUALLY WANT TO LIVE IN

WRITTEN BY MARA BALESTRINI – SPEAKER AT PRIX BLOXHUB INTERACTIVE SYMPOSIUM 21-22 MAY 2019 – LINK A Google search of the term “smart cities” retrieves pictures of toy-like, pristine cities, packed with shiny sensors and actuators, and probably what’s more...
SUCCEEDING WITH THE SDGS CALLS FOR STRONG LEADERSHIP

SUCCEEDING WITH THE SDGS CALLS FOR STRONG LEADERSHIP

WRITTEN BY NIKOLAJ SVEISTRUP – SPEAKER AT PRIX BLOXHUB INTERACTIVE SYMPOSIUM 21-22 MAY 2019 – LINK The sustainable development goals have reached broad recognition – by countries, cities and organisations. They speak to all ages and levels in...
A HUMAN INTERVENTION: LET CITIZENS CO-DESIGN FUTURE CITIES

A HUMAN INTERVENTION: LET CITIZENS CO-DESIGN FUTURE CITIES

WRITTEN BY CHRISTIAN BASON – SPEAKER AT PRIX BLOXHUB INTERACTIVE SYMPOSIUM 21-22 MAY 2019 – LINK   We need to look beyond public-private partnerships and engage citizens in driving urban innovation The main talk of my hometown, Sorgenfri, is currently...
URBAN SOUND PLANNING

URBAN SOUND PLANNING

WRITTEN BY MARTIN HALLBERG – SPEAKER AT PRIX BLOXHUB INTERACTIVE SYMPOSIUM 21-22 MAY 2019 – LINK Already in 1977 the Canadian composer, writer and environmentalist, R. Murray Schafer, expressed his concern about our acoustic environment. Schafer is known...