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ENABLING THE LIVEABLE CITY OF 2030

WRITTEN BY LISELOTT STENFELDT - SPEAKER AT PRIX BLOXHUB INTERACTIVE SYMPOSIUM 21-22 MAY 2019 - LINK We live in an urbanizing world, and up to two-thirds of the world’s population may live in cities by 2050. The world is changing at unprecedented speed, and within the...

CAN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES BUILD CITIES?

WRITTEN BY NATALIE MOSSIN - SPEAKER AT PRIX BLOXHUB INTERACTIVE SYMPOSIUM 21-22 MAY 2019 - LINK While many of the alluring ideas of smart city potential remain on the drawing board, digital technologies are already building blocks of livable cities. We need to engage...

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...

Interview: writer and urbanist Adam Greenfield

Written by journalist Frederik Buhl Kristensen and first published in Politiken Byrum   What is a smart city according to you? According to me? As is pretty well known, I guess, I don’t use the terminology, myself, as I think it’s pretty close to meaningless. As...

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 society, and many school...

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 intriguing,...

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 governments,...

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 philosopher and...

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