Urbanophilia Selected videos for cities

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Connected Urban Development
Connected Urban Development

Connected urban environments couple ubiquitous broadband with open standards and increased information transparency to promote public, private and people partnerships which reflect local, regional, and global perspectives on environmental, political, and economic landscapes. Connected Urban Development from MIT Mobile Experience Lab on Vimeo.

San Francisco Public Transit Data Visualization
San Francisco Public Transit Data Visualization

Thanks to SPUR and NextBus, we were able to get a live feed of all the bus and train locations in San Francisco. We created an interactive (and time-lapse-able) visualization of these data. This is a sketch of a the 3D version. San Francisco Public Transit Data Visualization from Jeevan Kalanithi on Vimeo.

Intelligent City
Intelligent City

Informed personal travel.

The internet of things
The internet of things

Over the past century but accelerating over the past couple of decades, we have seen the emergence of a kind of global data field. The planet itself – natural systems, human systems, physical objects – have always generated an enormous amount of data, but we didnt used to be able to hear it, to see [...]

Videovigilancia Urbana, Negocio e Invasión a la Privacidad (spanish)
Videovigilancia Urbana, Negocio e Invasión a la Privacidad (spanish)

En Londres 10.500 cámaras filman a toda hora como en un reality show, sin cortes, las conductas de la gente común, la Argentina se está poniendo en sintonía con las tendencias mundiales de seguridad urbana. www.imaginatuvuelo.blogspot.com

Global Cities
Global Cities

The Global Cities Institute focuses on the evolving role of cities and regions in realising social, economic and environmental aspirations. The institute, a not-for-profit initiative by Aecom, draws on the company’s fully integrated planning, design, engineering and management capabilities to help improve cities. The ‘CITY’ graphic creatively evolves with each description from growing to shrinking, [...]

Algorithmic Architecture
Algorithmic Architecture

This short film is intended to encourage a creative audience to seek out Kevin Slavin’s talk Those Algorithms Which Govern Our Lives. It employs an effect which takes place in Google Earth when its 3D street photography and 2D satellite imagery don’t register correctly. This glitch is applied as a metaphor for the way that [...]

Urbanflow
Urbanflow

Urbanflow, a joint effort of Nordkapp.fi and Urbanscale.org envisions an operating system for cities. The scenario explored in the video revolves around situated urban screens and their potential uses. For more detailed information about the project and its background see the links below, or contact us directly with any questions: nordkapp.fi/#contact. helsinki.urbanflow.io nordkapp.fi/blog/2011/09/building-urbanflow-helsinki/ urbanscale.org/2011/07/14/week-28-introducing-urbanflow/ Urbanflow [...]

Invisible Cities
Invisible Cities

By revealing the social networks present within the urban environment, Invisible Cities describes a new kind of city—a city of the mind. It displays geocoded activity from online services such as Twitter and Flickr, both in real-time and in aggregate. Real-time activity is represented as individual nodes that appear whenever a message or image is [...]

SENSEable City Realtime Rome: An MIT Project
SENSEable City Realtime Rome: An MIT Project

A different city map according to realtime cellular phone activity…

The Copenhagen Wheel
The Copenhagen Wheel

Smart, responsive and elegant, the Copenhagen Wheel is a new emblem for urban mobility. It transforms ordinary bicycles quickly into hybrid e-bikes that also function as mobile sensing units. The Copenhagen Wheel allows you to capture the energy dissipated while cycling and braking and save it for when you need a bit of a boost. [...]

The Edible City
The Edible City

Watch an animation that shows how to turn a conventional community into an edible city. Learn how to transform unproductive spaces into agricultural landscapes that help fight obesity and reduce food deserts. The Edible City from ASLA on Vimeo.

Crowdsourced Data & Citizen Mapping
Crowdsourced Data & Citizen Mapping

A video from the UP Singapore exhibition at the 2012 World Cities Summit. Produced by Re:imagine Group, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, and Newton Circus. Data and the ability to act on it is what makes a city more intelligent: the more we know the more we can manage. Some of the most valuable [...]

Sentient City Survival Kit – Quick Start Guide
Sentient City Survival Kit - Quick Start Guide

A users guide to the Sentient City Survival Kit. survival.sentientcity.net Sentient City Survival Kit – Quick Start Guide from mark shepard on Vimeo.