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“We live in an age in which the form of cities, the ways in which we experience them, and the choices they present us with are all in the process of profound and rapid change, driven by the presence of networked information-processing systems everywhere around us. Adam Greenfield and Nurri Kim
“A walkshop is a new kind of learning experience that’s equal parts urban walking tour, group discussion, and spontaneous exploration." Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context - a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, Eliel Saarinen an environment in a city plan. Good evening Where is information being collected by the network?
Where is networked information being displayed?
Where is networked information being acted upon? Three questions What we found … much apparently under-used or unused… … low-fi is high impact… … and the old still dominates the new. ... from phone box to wifi.... ... surfacing the digital... Some rights reserved by Imran local inhabitants perambulating their farm, manorial, church or civic boundaries, pausing as they pass certain trees, walls and hedges that denote the extent of the boundary to exclaim, pray and ritually 'beat' particular landmarks (or even young boys) with sticks.
http://www.ampro.h2g2.com/dna/h2g2/A805871 Beating the Bounds Thank you Walkshoppers: Simon East, Imran Ali, Ron Strong, Jane Wood, Leanne Buchan, Monica Tailor, Saul Cozens, Tim Waters,Phil Jewitt, Jason Thorne, Anzir Boodoo, Jane Verity-Smart, Tim Duckett, Romain Gaussens, David Bromilow Service design
email@example.com Leanne Buchan and Leeds City Council for use of the Leonardo Building
Kathryn Grace, Service Design Leeds co-organiser
Tina Richardson, Leeds Psychogeography Group
Simon East and Imran Ali for walkshop photos used in this Prezi
Adam Greenfield and Nurri Kim for the walkshop concept Infrastructure everywhere...See the full transcript