Sentient City

Sentient City: ubiquitous computing, architecture and the future of public space is an edited volume of case studies and essays that critically address the evolving relations between contemporary technologies and urban life.

Sentient City

Sentient City: ubiquitous computing, architecture and the future of public space is an edited volume of case studies and essays that critically address the evolving relations between contemporary technologies and urban life.

Serendipitor

Serendipitor is an alternative navigation app for the iPhone that helps you find something by looking for something else.

Serendipitor

Serendipitor is an alternative navigation app for the iPhone that helps you find something by looking for something else.

Sentient City Survival Kit

The Sentient City Survival Kit probes the social, cultural and political implications of ubiquitous computing for urban environments. The project consists of a collection of artifacts for survival in the near-future sentient city.

Sentient City Survival Kit

The Sentient City Survival Kit probes the social, cultural and political implications of ubiquitous computing for urban environments. The project consists of a collection of artifacts for survival in the near-future sentient city.

Beyond the Smart City

Everyday entanglements of technology and urban life. An essay for Harvard Design Magazine’s issue on Urbanism’s Core (HDM 37).

Beyond the Smart City

Everyday entanglements of technology and urban life. An essay for Harvard Design Magazine’s issue on Urbanism’s Core (HDM 37).

Pro+agonist: The Art of Opposition

Pro+agonist: The Art of Opposition emerged out of Discourse and Discord: Architecture of Agonism from the Kitchen Table to the City Street, a symposium presented by the Walker Art Center and Northern Lights.mn in Spring 2012.

Pro+agonist: The Art of Opposition

Pro+agonist: The Art of Opposition emerged out of Discourse and Discord: Architecture of Agonism from the Kitchen Table to the City Street, a symposium presented by the Walker Art Center and Northern Lights.mn in Spring 2012.

Inscribing a Square: Urban Data as Public Space

Inscribing a Square: Urban Data as Public Space, edited by Dietmar Offenhuber and Katja Schechtner, arose from the Sensing Place / Placing Sense symposium that took place during the 2011 Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria. 

Inscribing a Square: Urban Data as Public Space

Inscribing a Square: Urban Data as Public Space, edited by Dietmar Offenhuber and Katja Schechtner, arose from the Sensing Place / Placing Sense symposium that took place during the 2011 Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria. 

minor urbanism

A single-channel video diptych on the concept of “minor urbanism.”

minor urbanism

A single-channel video diptych on the concept of “minor urbanism.”

Open Source Architecture Op-Ed in DOMUS 948

An op-ed piece on open source architecture for Domus magazine organized by Carlo Ratti that I contributed to with Paola Antonelli, Adam Bly, Lucas Dietrich, Joseph Grima, Dan Hill, John Habraken, Alex Haw, John Maeda, Nicholas Negroponte, Hans Ulrich Obrist,

Open Source Architecture Op-Ed in DOMUS 948

An op-ed piece on open source architecture for Domus magazine organized by Carlo Ratti that I contributed to with Paola Antonelli, Adam Bly, Lucas Dietrich, Joseph Grima, Dan Hill, John Habraken, Alex Haw, John Maeda, Nicholas Negroponte, Hans Ulrich Obrist,

Open 19: Beyond Privacy

‘Open’ 19: Beyond Privacy examines and reconsiders the concept of privacy from the legal, sociological, media theoretical and activist perspectives. 

Open 19: Beyond Privacy

‘Open’ 19: Beyond Privacy examines and reconsiders the concept of privacy from the legal, sociological, media theoretical and activist perspectives. 

Toward the Sentient City

Toward the Sentient City was a major exhibition consisting of five commissioned projects and installations by teams of architects, artists and technologists that imagine alternative trajectories for how contemporary technologies might inform the architecture of urban space

Toward the Sentient City

Toward the Sentient City was a major exhibition consisting of five commissioned projects and installations by teams of architects, artists and technologists that imagine alternative trajectories for how contemporary technologies might inform the architecture of urban space

Hertzian Rain

Hertzian Rain is a variable event structure designed to raise awareness of issues surrounding the wireless topography of urban environments through telematic conversations based on sound and bodily movement.

Hertzian Rain

Hertzian Rain is a variable event structure designed to raise awareness of issues surrounding the wireless topography of urban environments through telematic conversations based on sound and bodily movement.

Urban Computing and its Discontents

The first pamphlet in the Situated Technologies Pamphlets Series, co-authored with Adam Greenfield, is an overview of the key issues, historical precedents, and contemporary approaches surrounding the design of situated technologies and inhabiting cities populated by them. 

Urban Computing and its Discontents

The first pamphlet in the Situated Technologies Pamphlets Series, co-authored with Adam Greenfield, is an overview of the key issues, historical precedents, and contemporary approaches surrounding the design of situated technologies and inhabiting cities populated by them. 

Situated Technologies Pamphlets

The Situated Technologies Pamphlets Series extends a discourse initiated in the summer of 2006 by a three-month-long discussion on the Institute for Distributed Creativity (iDC) mailing list, which culminated in the Architecture and Situated Technologies symposium.

Situated Technologies Pamphlets

The Situated Technologies Pamphlets Series extends a discourse initiated in the summer of 2006 by a three-month-long discussion on the Institute for Distributed Creativity (iDC) mailing list, which culminated in the Architecture and Situated Technologies symposium.

Architecture and Situated Technologies

Architecture and Situated Technologies was a 3-day symposium convened in October, 2006 that brought together researchers and practitioners from art, architecture, technology and sociology to explore the emerging role of “situated” technologies in the design and inhabitation of the contemporary city.

Architecture and Situated Technologies

Architecture and Situated Technologies was a 3-day symposium convened in October, 2006 that brought together researchers and practitioners from art, architecture, technology and sociology to explore the emerging role of “situated” technologies in the design and inhabitation of the contemporary city.

306090 09: Regarding Public Space

306090 09: Regarding Public Space explores the conception, production, and operation of contemporary public space in the city from the vantage of its design, development, construction, and use.

306090 09: Regarding Public Space

306090 09: Regarding Public Space explores the conception, production, and operation of contemporary public space in the city from the vantage of its design, development, construction, and use.

Tactical Sound Garden

The Tactical Sound Garden [TSG] is a mobile media platform for cultivating virtual public “sound gardens” within contemporary cities. It draws on the culture of urban community gardening to posit a participatory environment for new spatial practices and social interactions.

Tactical Sound Garden

The Tactical Sound Garden [TSG] is a mobile media platform for cultivating virtual public “sound gardens” within contemporary cities. It draws on the culture of urban community gardening to posit a participatory environment for new spatial practices and social interactions.

Rethinking the Highline: An infrastructure for wildlife

Rethinking the Highline: an infrastructure for wildlife is a proposal for an international architecture competition seeking new ideas for reclaiming New York City’s west side highline as open public space.

Rethinking the Highline: An infrastructure for wildlife

Rethinking the Highline: an infrastructure for wildlife is a proposal for an international architecture competition seeking new ideas for reclaiming New York City’s west side highline as open public space.

Industrian Pilz: Pilzfilm

Industrian Pilz is a film that examines the culture of industrialization through the lens of mycology – the botanical study of fungi. 

Industrian Pilz: Pilzfilm

Industrian Pilz is a film that examines the culture of industrialization through the lens of mycology – the botanical study of fungi. 

Industrian Pilz: Pilzcontainer

Pilzcontainer investigates the re-circuiting of industrial production and distribution networks via a site-specific, computer-driven installation that reacts in real-time to the flow of traffic on a nearby autobahn.

Industrian Pilz: Pilzcontainer

Pilzcontainer investigates the re-circuiting of industrial production and distribution networks via a site-specific, computer-driven installation that reacts in real-time to the flow of traffic on a nearby autobahn.