The Mobile City @Adaptation, Shanghai August 14-17 2010

‘Designing the Hybrid City’

Dutch Cultural Centre, Shanghai August 16-17 2010

Organized by The Mobile City and Virtueel Platform, in cooperation with Shanghai eArts, V2_, Cybercity Ruhr and Dynamic City Foundation.

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Download the Call for Participation ‘Designing the Hybrid City’ (PDF)

As part of Adaptation, The Mobile City and Virtueel Platform organize ‘Designing the Hybrid City’. This event takes place in Shanghai on August 16-17 and focuses on the role of digital media and technologies in urban design

Mobile and wireless media, as well as technologies that can sense and react to what is happening around them, increasingly shape our urban environment and turn our cities into ‘hybrid cities’. What does this mean for urban design? How should we deal with this emerging relation between new media technologies and the city? Which approaches have already proven successful? Which experiments have the most promise? What can different disciplines involved in urban, media and interface design learn from each other? And how is the process of urban design itself changing?

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