Why Detroit Matters

This week at UDD we’ve been confronted with that nagging design question,  is North America lagging behind the rest of world in its ability to address pressing problems creatively?  The history of design, as our unnamed colleague put it, as
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Why Detroit Matters

This week at UDD we’ve been confronted with that nagging design question,  is North America lagging behind the rest of world in its ability to address pressing problems creatively?  The history of design, as our unnamed colleague put it, as
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Water Now!

Weeks of Collaboration and Wonderful Minds at Work.

UDD and our partners, Green Maps, NYC Soil & Water Conservation and Gaia Institute are excited about our combined effort to research waterfront accessibility in underserved communities. 

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Water Now!

Weeks of Collaboration and Wonderful Minds at Work.

UDD and our partners, Green Maps, NYC Soil & Water Conservation and Gaia Institute are excited about our combined effort to research waterfront accessibility in underserved communities. 

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Re.Vision Dallas

How can data support the creation and predict the sustainability of a new Zero Carbon neighborhood comprised of 500 new units of housing, schools, retail, community services, parks, car sharing and parking? Working with R+L Architects, this award winning design …

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Re.Vision Dallas

How can data support the creation and predict the sustainability of a new Zero Carbon neighborhood comprised of 500 new units of housing, schools, retail, community services, parks, car sharing and parking? Working with R+L Architects, this award winning design …

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Smarter Chinatown Tourism NYC 2011

The amalgamation of things that makes Chinatown, well Chinatown, are as diverse as the people who set out daily through its maze of streets, offerings and unique experiences. Beset amongst a backdrop of sales people hawking goods, classic tenement buildings, …

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Smarter Chinatown Tourism NYC 2011

The amalgamation of things that makes Chinatown, well Chinatown, are as diverse as the people who set out daily through its maze of streets, offerings and unique experiences. Beset amongst a backdrop of sales people hawking goods, classic tenement buildings, …

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The Return of the Follies: World Expo 2020

NYC thanks to Mayor Bloomberg and Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan has made great strides in providing much needed and improved public space; the Hudson River and Riverside parks, arterial bike paths throughout the city, and urban plazas crafted …

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The Return of the Follies: World Expo 2020

NYC thanks to Mayor Bloomberg and Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan has made great strides in providing much needed and improved public space; the Hudson River and Riverside parks, arterial bike paths throughout the city, and urban plazas crafted …

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How Data Makes Life Easier For People In London

Governments do it, cities do it too: Open Data is a way to put information to work that has been hidden in databases before. The London Datastore is a good example.…

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How Data Makes Life Easier For People In London

Governments do it, cities do it too: Open Data is a way to put information to work that has been hidden in databases before. The London Datastore is a good example.…

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Bowery Buffer

The Bowery Buffer tackles a notoriously dangerous street crossing connecting Eastern and Western sections of Chinatown.…

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Bowery Buffer

The Bowery Buffer tackles a notoriously dangerous street crossing connecting Eastern and Western sections of Chinatown.…

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NYC Road Map for the Digital City

NYC releases its Digital Road Map.  The Smart NY City awaits…

An excerpt:

New York City runs the most advanced municipal Open Data initiative on the globe, with over 350 government data sets that serve as the backbone for independently

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NYC Road Map for the Digital City

NYC releases its Digital Road Map.  The Smart NY City awaits…

An excerpt:

New York City runs the most advanced municipal Open Data initiative on the globe, with over 350 government data sets that serve as the backbone for independently

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Visual.ly

Visual.lyThe world’s largest community for exploring, sharing, creating, and promoting data visualizations.…

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Visual.ly

Visual.lyThe world’s largest community for exploring, sharing, creating, and promoting data visualizations.…

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Newark Renewing Naturally

Strategy: Implement Environmentally Smart Beacons which newly symbolize Newark’s history, growth and promise as a modern city, diverse, eco conscious, and dedicated toward advancement.…

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Newark Renewing Naturally

Strategy: Implement Environmentally Smart Beacons which newly symbolize Newark’s history, growth and promise as a modern city, diverse, eco conscious, and dedicated toward advancement.…

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New, Real-Time Traffic Management System To Reduce Congestion In Midtown Manhattan

Cameras, Microwave Motion Sensors and E-ZPass Readers Provide Real-Time Information Used in Wireless Adjustments to Traffic Signals Wireless System Made Possible Through the Investment in the City’s High-Speed, Mobile Data Network – NYCWiN…

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New, Real-Time Traffic Management System To Reduce Congestion In Midtown Manhattan

Cameras, Microwave Motion Sensors and E-ZPass Readers Provide Real-Time Information Used in Wireless Adjustments to Traffic Signals Wireless System Made Possible Through the Investment in the City’s High-Speed, Mobile Data Network – NYCWiN…

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Urbanflow Helsinki

 

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.…

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Urbanflow Helsinki

 

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.…

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