Decentering the Human in the Design of Collaborative Cities

  title={Decentering the Human in the Design of Collaborative Cities},
  author={L. Forlano},
  journal={Design Issues},
  • L. Forlano
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Design Issues
  • Cities are currently being redesigned with sensors and data at their core. Environmental monitoring, crime tracking and traffic mapping are just a few examples of the socio-technical systems that are remaking cities. These systems are emergent sites of politics, values, and ethics where human and nonhuman actors collaborate, negotiate and debate the futures of their cities. One the one hand, they can be used for prediction, measurement and decision-making, but, on the other hand, they can also… CONTINUE READING
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