How can citizens be included as ‘actors’ when designing for smart city technologies and services, rather than as mere ‘factors’? In this book co-edited with Gabriele Ferri we report on the methods used by five leading living labs.
Marloes Dignum and myself contributed a literature review article titled The citizen in the smart city. How the smart city could transform citizenship to the Urban Informatics- themed special issue of IT – Information Technology journal, guest-edited by Marcus Foth.
I contributed a chapter to Data and the City, edited by Rob Kitchin, Tracey P. Lauriault, Gavin McArdle, published by Routledge as part of the Regions and Cities series. The book is one of the outputs from a Programmable City Workshop that took place in September 2015 that I also took part in.
How can we safeguard ‘public values’ in a world where social, economic and civic interaction is increasingly mediated by digital platforms? Publication (in Dutch) with Jose van Dijck & Thomas Poell
How can the rise of social media, urban data and the emergence of an ‘internet of things’ be made productive to improve the ‘bikeability’ of Sao Paulo? Together with Het Nieuwe Instituut, Gisela Domschke and the local biking community in Sao Paulo we organized a programme addressing these questions.
I am honoured to be one of the contributors to this great volume on urban…
Street Values looks at the relation between heritage and placemaking and the role that heritage professionals could take in activating civic publics in a network society.
Over the last few years, the term “smart cities” has gained traction in academic, industry,…
This ‘research manifesto’ explores ‘the hackable city’ as an alternative future vision to the smart city. In a hackable city, new media technologies are employed to open up urban institutions and infrastructures to systemic change in the public interest.
De stad wordt alsmaar populairder. Steden bieden volop kansen op werk, handel, uitwisseling, vermaak, tolerantie,…