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Reinventing ownership: Ruimtevolk Expo 2012 about the messy future of urban design

Thursday 29 November 2012 the event Ruimtevolk Expedition 2012 took place. Ruimtevolk (‘spatial folk’) is a well-read Dutch online platform for spatial and urban design professionals. Venue Trouw Amsterdam, one of Amsterdam’s cultural…

‘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….

Workshop reports ‘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…

Designing for Ownership – Day 6: Presentation

On the morning of the sixth and final day the teams finalized their prototypes and presentation materials. In the afternoon we went from Strelka to the park in Yuzhnoye Medvedkovo. Unfortunately there had been…

Designing for Ownership – Day 5: Prototyping 2 + Testing

On the fifth day the participants continued to work on their prototypes in teams. The visit by some participants to Yuzhnoye Medvedkovo on the previous day resulted in some amendments to the prototypes. On…

Designing for Ownership – day 4: prototyping 1

On day four, the teams began working on actual prototypes for an intervention in the microrayon Yuzhnoye Medvedkovo. Two team each are taking up one main problem: lack of communication and lack of participation….

Designing for Ownership – day 3: analysis + ideation

On the third day of the workshop ’Designing for Ownership’ we proceeded with problem analysis and generation of ideas for the area. Teams prepared and presented their SWOT analysis of the most important issues in…

Designing for Ownership – day 2: research

   The second day – research day – of the workshop ’Designing for Ownership’ was dedicated to fieldwork research in the area. Make and Shriya from Partizaning had done some excellent preparatory fieldwork, so we did have a pretty…

Designing for Ownership – day 1: introduction

From 9 − 14 July 2012 the six-day workshop ’Designing for Ownership’ takes place at Strelka Institute in Moscow. The workshop is part of a series of Summer at Strelka workshops aimed at a practical change…

The Mobile City goes Moscow: 6-day workshop “Designing for Ownership” 9-14 July 2012, Strelka Institute

The Mobile City is honored to have been invited to give a workshop at the young and very ambitious Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow, Russia. The workshop is part…

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 to Design for ‘Ownership’ rather than for ‘Smart Cities’

How do we design urban technologies that engage and empower ‘publics’ (groups of people) to act on communally shared issues? That is the main theme of a new study (in Dutch) launched by The Mobile City and Virtueel Platform.

Ownership in the hybrid city: themes and examples (part 2)

A while ago our study ‘Ownership in the Hybrid City’ was published. The study, written in collaboration with Virtueel Platform, informs the event Social Cities of Tomorrow (14 − 17 Feb 2012). In…

Ownership in the hybrid city: themes and examples (part 2)

A while ago our study ‘Ownership in the Hybrid City’ was published. The study, written in collaboration with Virtueel Platform, informs the upcoming event Social Cities of Tomorrow (14 − 17 Feb 2012)….

Ownership in the hybrid city: themes and examples (part 1)

A while ago our study ‘Ownership in the Hybrid City’ was published. The study, written in collaboration with Virtueel Platform, informs the upcoming event Social Cities of Tomorrow (14 − 17 Feb 2012)….

CfP: MAS Context special issue about ‘ownership’, deadline Jan. 9 2012

Something is in the air.. This is a call from MAS Context. MAS Context, a quarterly journal created by MAS Studio, addresses issues that affect the urban context. Each issue delivers a comprehensive view of…

Ownership in the hybrid city: themes and examples (part 1)

A while ago our study ‘Ownership in the Hybrid City’ was published. The study, written in collaboration with Virtueel Platform, informs the event Social Cities of Tomorrow (14 − 17 Feb 2012). In…

Games for Cities – The Citizen City Game Jam

What obstacles for game designers arise from the tension between gathering data from citizens and addressing a non-digital but spatially defined audience? This question arose during the Games for Cities game jam held…

Games for Cities – The Inclusive City Game Talk Show

This post will deal with The Inclusive City Game Talk Show held on the 23rd of November 2016 at Wijk & Co. in Utrecht Overvecht. Like the preceding event in Amsterdam, the talk…

Essay (in Dutch) “Stories about smart cities: how citizen can identify with their city”

Recently I wrote an essay at the invitation of the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK). In the essay (Dutch), I argue that the lack of appealing narratives about smart cities is one…