Participated in a panel discussion co-presented by Macquarie University and HASSELL Studio, ‘Smart Cities: will they be smart for people?’ about the implications of Smart Cities asking the question: ‘Are we in danger of losing sight of what cities are all about: the experiences of people being people?’
The discussion was led by David Tickle Principal/Urban Design Sector Leader at HASSELL at the Hassell Studio, Millers Point, 6 June. http://events.mq.edu.au/events/issues-in-society-smart-cities-willthey-be-smart-for-people-/ Available technology makes it possible to design, make and populate cities (and suburbs) from scratch. But are we in danger of losing sight of what cities are all about: the experiences of people being people?
At this event, Principal / Urban Design Sector Leader at HASSELL, David Tickle will lead a discussion with academics, Dr Margie Borschke and Associate Professor Kristian Ruming will discuss important questions such as:
What are the ethical implications of the use of technology in our cities? How can we make high density housing work for inhabitants? What does the history of cities teach us about power, the populis and technology?