Carlo Ratti on the Real Time City

From P2P Foundation
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Carlo Ratti: Real Time City



"The real-time city is now real! The increasing deployment of sensors and hand-held electronics in recent years is allowing a new approach to the study of the built environment. The way we describe and understand cities is being radically transformed - alongside the tools we use to design them and impact on their physical structure. Studying these changes from a critical point of view and anticipating them is the goal of the SENSEable City Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology." (