Drees & Sommer: Inclusive Digital HabitatsLiving & Inclusion #Affordability, #Ageing Populations, #Cities for All, #Climate Justice, #Co-housing, #Diseases, #Education, #Ethnic Inclusion
How can we harvest collective urban intelligence? Are digital tools helping us to generate urban scenarios and to encourage the implementation potential of projects with the insight of local and international knowledge? By understanding the condition and history of a particular city through interactive components that include collaborative input allows anyone to participate in contributing to their knowledge of the city - which would ordinarily go without record. Therefore, are we able to respond to the critique that the smart city paradigm endangers privacy and excludes vulnerable groups? Can we claim that digital tools help us to create genuinely inclusive strategies for our habitats, where multi-disciplinary, inter-sectorial and divergent thinking combines both “bottom-up” and “top-down” approaches.
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