The Mobile City partner Media Architecture Biennale 2020 “Futures Implied”

The Mobile City is a partner in the Media Architecture Biennale 2020, which will take place in Amsterdam and Utrecht between 23 – 27 November 2020. Stay tuned for more updates in Fall 2019…

Final presentations MA students New Media & Digital Culture project “Cirque du Data”, 31 Oct 2019

How to involve citizens in discussion around the datafication of their city? That’s the main question of the cultural project Cirque du Data, initiated by Utrecht-based data design office CLEVER°FRANKE and city lab RAUM….

Keynote Michiel de Lange “Beyond Smart Cities Today”, 19 Sept. 2019

On 19 Sept. 2019, I was invited to talk about our research project “Designing for Controversies in Responsible Smart Cities“, at the event Beyond Smart Cities Today, organized by Centre for BOLD Cities. Very…

The [urban interfaces] graduate seminar 2018-2019 “The Right to the City & Urban Commons”

2019 [urban interfaces] graduate seminar series at Utrecht University Dates: 12 & 26 February 2019, 12 March (seminars); 19-20 March 2019 (workshop) Location: MCW Lab, Kromme Nieuwegracht 20, Utrecht Organized by: Nanna Verhoeff,…

Talk at Data (For) Culture conference in Katowice, 2 Dec. 2017

On December 2 2017 I will give a talk at the Data (For) Culture conference in Katowice. The event is organized by Medialab Katowice. About the event: During the conference, experts from Poland and abroad…

Workshop “The Right to the Smart City”, 5-6 Sept 2017, Maynooth University

On 5 and 6 Sept 2017 I was invited to give a talk at the workshop The Right to the Smart City: Citizenship, Civic Participation, Urban Commons and Co-Creation, at Maynooth, as part of…

Video “A Walk in the smart city” (wandeling in de slimme stad) Betweterfestival 29 Sept. 2017

Recently I gave a talk (in Dutch) for the Betweterfestival in Tivoli/Vredenburg Utrecht about the increasingly dominant role of data in the ‘smart city’. The talk was called “A Walk in the smart city”…

[urban interfaces] graduate seminar series 2017-2018

Together with Nanna Verhoeff, Sigrid Merx, and Hira Sheikh, I am organizing this seminar series about Urban Friction. It is part of the research group [urban interfaces] I co-founded with Nanna & Sigrid….

My keynote talk at Data Publics conference Lancaster University, March 31 / April 1 & 2, 2017

Spring 2017 I was invited to give a talk at the wonderful Data Publics event at Lancaster University, March 31 / April 1 & 2, 2017. Thans to the organizers for a great program! Below…

Call workshop “Playable Cities: The City as Digital Playground”, Utrecht June 28–30 2016

I am one of the co-organizers of this workshop at Intetain 2016. Our friends from Bristol’s Playable City project – who coined the term – will come an give a talk! PLAYABLE CITIES:…


On 6 March 2013 Michiel de Lange gave a talk about Play & the City in Den Bosch at architecture center BAI. More info here >>.


On 12 December 2012 Michiel de Lange was one of the participants in the public radio show Hoe?Zo!, about play, games and culture (in Dutch).


One Architecture asked Martijn de Waal and Michiel de Lange to assist in a workshop organized by Deltametropool about the future of metropolitan Netherlands on 27 − 28 November 2012.


On 28 November 2012 Play the City interviewed Michiel de Lange about smart cities, play, and ownership, as part of their Majority Report initiative.


Mid-October 2012 TU Delft’s Polis/Atlantis Magazine interviewed Michiel de Lange for the 23.2 fall edition about digital media and the future of urban design (pdf).


On 3 October 2012 The European Metropolitan network Institute interviewed Michiel de Lange about digital technologies and the city.


On 8 October 2012 Michiel de Lange gave a talk in the City Think Lab series about the future of the city at Pakhuis De Zwijger in Amsterdam. This evening was themed “Playing the City”.


On 4 October 2012 Michiel de Lange participated in an expert session called “Hands-on Urban Place-making: Cultural Interventions As Planning Tools”, that took place in Scherpenzeel.


On 4 October 2012 Martijn de Waal gave a talk at the conference Blogging The City in Pakhuis De Zwijger in Amsterdam.


On 26 September 2012 Michiel de Lange gave a talk and hosted a workshop at the Urbanism Week 2012 in Delft.