Page 77

HACKING BUIKSLOTERHAM

© One Architecture

Digital media technologies

HACKING BUIKSLOTERHAM HOW DIGITAL MEDIA CAN DEMOCRATISE CITY-MAKING How can digital media technologies democratise city-making? We investigated this question in the project The Hackable City in 2015-2016. We understand media technologies not only as tools but also in terms of the new practices and institutional arrangements they afford. The research focused on Buiksloterham, a brownfield area in Amsterdam’s northern side projected to grow from 200 to 10,000 residents. The context of this research is the rise of digital tech in everyday urban life and dominant high-tech visions about smart urban futures, the bleeding over of do-it-yourself ‘hacker culture’ from the online realm to domains like city-making, and the financial crisis that hit the world of urban design. >>

75

Profile for Pakhuis de Zwijger

New Amsterdam #10  

New Democracy | 10 years Pakhuis de Zwijger | Maakplaats 021 | FabCity Movement | Global Parliament of Mayors | Equal Access | Humans of Ams...

New Amsterdam #10  

New Democracy | 10 years Pakhuis de Zwijger | Maakplaats 021 | FabCity Movement | Global Parliament of Mayors | Equal Access | Humans of Ams...

Advertisement