From June 25th – July 3rd, the global Design Research Society (DRS) bi-annual conference took place in Bilbao, Spain. Anouk participated in this event and presented her paper ‘Positioning design in transdisciplinary collaborations: Experiences from a smart city consortium project’ during the Design Methods and Transdisciplinary Practices track. It was a real pleasure to finally […]
During our research project, we developed methods and tools for responsible smart city development. In this booklet, you find a summary of our main insights and findings. Enjoy! You can also access it here in digital form.
The notion of ‘responsibility’ is complex and varied. What does ‘responsibility’ mean and how can we work towards responsible smart cities? This magazine presents our points of view about responsible smart cities. Are you interested in knowing more? Have a look at our magazine to discover more. You can also access it in the following […]
One of our methods consists of unpacking the network of conflicts that makes up controversies to make constructive use of them. In the summer of 2021, together with our colleague Deger Ozkaramanli, we organized a workshop for Digicampus to test our method. Digicampus is an organization that works on providing digital public services that meet […]
We are proud to launch Future Frictions, a web experience to reflect on and debate smart city futures. In this interactive web-experience, you walk around a neighbourhood and interact with different people living in it. While encountering a specific smart city technology (i.e. a drone, AI), you are confronted with making controversial decisions regarding its […]
Our colleagues Corelia Baibarac-Duignan and Michiel de Lange have published an article in Big Data & Society: “Controversing the datafied smart city: Conceptualising a ‘making-controversial’ approach to civic engagement“. This paper explores how controversies can act as agents of change and open up new spaces for participation and action. Have a look!
What is the ‘anatomy’ of a controversy? Can we use controversies to come up with new ideas while engaging in a deeper reflection on what is going on around us? Last August, Julieta Matos Castaño, Deger Ozkaramanli, Anouk Geenen, and Mascha van der Voort, from the University of Twente, organized a workshop to reflect on […]
And… the last post of our series of blogposts on the Dutch Desigh Week magazine. In this blogpost, we describe our experiences at the Dutch Design Week 2019, where we used a card game to kindle visitors’ imagination. Have a look! https://ddw.nl/en/magazine-archive/544/futuring-the-smart-city