July-September 2014 blog posts

Smart cities. El mito de la integración y la retórica de la experiencia seamless (PhD brief notes #4)

Smart cities. Entre el pesimismo sobre la ciudad y el utopismo urbano (PhD brief notes #3)

La smart city y el futuro próximo (PhD brief notes #2)

Aceras divididas. Podría no ser ficción

Book: Ambient commons. Attention in the age of embodied information

Empresas tecnológicas jugando al urbanismo

Espacio público y participación ciudadana en proyectos urbanos

Estrategias de reactivación transitoria de activos urbanos en desuso

The myths behind the smart city technological imaginary (PhD brief notes #1)

Discursive regime of the smart city. Selected bibliography

Tesis. Imaginarios tecnológicos en la ciudad conectada

re-workblog:

What does the future hold for our cities?
Discover the latest breakthroughs in technology that are going to disrupt and inspire change for the cities of the future.
Early Bird passes end on 10 October! Book now: re-work.co/cities

re-workblog:

What does the future hold for our cities?

Discover the latest breakthroughs in technology that are going to disrupt and inspire change for the cities of the future.

Early Bird passes end on 10 October! Book now: re-work.co/cities

Americans Against the City. Anti-Urbanism in the Twentieth Century
Steven Conn
Umm, I am really curious about this one, I should find the time…

Americans Against the City. Anti-Urbanism in the Twentieth Century

Steven Conn

Umm, I am really curious about this one, I should find the time…

thelandofmaps:

The city that never was: Environa, Australia, a planned city that never got off the ground due to the Great Depression. The street layout shows up on Google Maps. [981x765] (x-post from r/GoogleMaps)CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

thelandofmaps:

The city that never was: Environa, Australia, a planned city that never got off the ground due to the Great Depression. The street layout shows up on Google Maps. [981x765] (x-post from r/GoogleMaps)
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

Philosophy of the city
Building on the success of the 2013 conference in Brooklyn New York, the 2014 meeting in Mexico City examines these questions in an international, 21 st century, globalized and fully urbanized context. 

Philosophy of the city

Building on the success of the 2013 conference in Brooklyn New York, the 2014 meeting in Mexico City examines these questions in an international, 21 st century, globalized and fully urbanized context. 

How is our language on cities changing? 
Trending timeline of future city terms based on the number of books, journals & presentations in which they appear. (Source: Google Scholar)

How is our language on cities changing? 

Trending timeline of future city terms based on the number of books, journals & presentations in which they appear. (Source: Google Scholar)

How to Improve City Life [Video]

yuriartibise:

How to Improve City Life [#Video] #cities

At this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, a group of journalists, professors, and non-profit leaders were asked to predict the future of livable, walkable cities.

“If I could have one wish for people who live in cities, it’s that we find ways to connect back to nature, to remind [people] that nature isn’t out there—outside the cities—but right in their homes where they live.”M. SanjayanConservation…

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Leo Hollis published a fantastic review of the concepts and narrative of some tech corporations (particularly, Zappos in Las Vegas) as urbanists.
The architecture of power, 21st century version.

Leo Hollis published a fantastic review of the concepts and narrative of some tech corporations (particularly, Zappos in Las Vegas) as urbanists.

The architecture of power, 21st century version.

thisbigcity:

Is it possible to visualize the flow of our cities? And how can it be done?

This new project from Rotterdam attempts to represent the motion of the city, creating nine videos to capture its urban rhythm.

Find out more in our latest post

On cities and intelligence

On cities and intelligence

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