First reports expert meeting ‘Designing the Hybrid City’ published

Designing the Hybrid City

The first reports of the expert meeting ‘Designing the Hybrid City’ are available now. These reports were written by architect Daan Roggeveen and journalist Michiel Hulshof (Go West project).


Videos of the sessions are now online as well. Audio quality is so-so however, so be warned…

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  1. Great! I had to leave Shanghai just a couple of days before the whole thing started but really wanted to be present.

Michiel de Lange

Michiel de Lange (1976) is an Assistant Professor in New Media Studies at Utrecht University, researching mobile media and urban culture and identity. He is the co-founder of The Mobile City, an independent research group founded in 2007 that investigates the influence of digital media technologies on urban life and the implications for urban design and policy. Michiel is trained as a cultural anthropologist, and holds a PhD in philosophy (2010) with a dissertation about mobile media technologies and urban identities. He collaborated in a locative media art & science project ( He worked for  Kennisland, a Dutch think-tank that aims to strengthen the knowledge-based society. Here he worked on several projects at the intersection of ICTs and the city, e.g. co-organizing the Creative Capital conference. He also volunteered and worked for Cybersoek, a computer neighborhood center in Amsterdam. He is advisor e-culture at Mediafonds.
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