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Games for Cities

How can City Games open up the process of citymaking? A joint research programme with a.o. Play the City Foundation.

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Design & The City Conference

Design & The City is a four-day event taking place in Amsterdam from April 19 to April 22 that brings together international experts, researchers, designers, educators and policy makers to explore citizen-centered design approaches for the smart city. The event is organized by the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

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The Hackable City

“The Hackable City” investigates how citizens, design professionals and institutions can take into account the role of digital technologies in society and redefine their roles in a democratic ‘city making’ process.

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Digital Cities 9 workshop “Hackable Cities: From Subversive City Making to Systemic Change”, 27 June 2015, University of Limerick

Workshop “Digital Cities 9 – Hackable Cities: From Subversive City Making to Systemic Change” 27 June 2015, University of Limerick, Ireland, prior to the Communities & Technologies Conference 2015.   Full Programme of workshop…

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Rezone Playful Interventions: playing for vacancy

The Mobile City partnered in the project “Rezone Playful Interventions” about the use of playful design strategies to repurpose vacant spaces. In this project three teams composed of an architect and a game…

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Public Space & The Public Good

 

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Made By Us

The New Institute, the Netherlands’ new national institute for the creative industry, invited The Mobile City to help it develop an ongoing dialogue around the concept of smart cities between Chinese and Dutch architects, media makers and designers.

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‘Designing for Ownership’ at Strelka Institute, Moscow

From 9 − 14 July 2012 The Mobile City (in this case Michiel de Lange in collaboration with Marc Tuters) developed and gave a six-day workshop ’Designing for Ownership’ at the Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow….

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Social Cities of Tomorrow

International conference & workshop in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (14-17 February 2012) Our everyday lives are increasingly shaped by digital media technologies, from smart cards and intelligent GPS systems to social media and smartphones….

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TMC @ Shanghai World Expo 2010

What, where and when On August 16-17 2010 The Mobile City and Virtueel Platform organized ‘Designing the Hybrid City’. This event explored the role of digital technologies in urban design. It took place in…

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Connectivity @ IABR 2009

At the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR) The Mobile City organized a number of events between November 5th and 12th 2009, including a keynote, workshop and exhibition with the American artist, architect and…

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The Mobile City Conference 2008

The Mobile City 2008 was a conference on locative and mobile media and the city. The conference took place on February 27 & 28 2008 in the Netherlands Architecture Institute in Rotterdam. The…