Background Reading: Ownership in the Hybrid City

Digital media technologies are becoming increasingly influential in daily urban life. How can we implement these technologies in such a way that they make and maintain the city as a liveable and vibrant environment? How can we best design urban areas where citizens feel at home, feel empowered to engage with shared issues and interests, and feel a sense of ‘ownership’ in these issues? In what ways can the e-culture sector contribute to bolstering a sense of ownership in urban society?

The study ‘Ownership in the Hybrid’ city explores the concept of ownership as a design approach for the contemporary city. This study was commissioned by Virtueel Platform and written by Michiel de Lange and Martijn de Waal from The Mobile City.

You can download Ownership in the Hybrid City the report here.