Entries Tagged to 'Cities'
Tech Cabal's Bankole Oluwafemi talks about: the Playable City scheme it is carrying out with Watershed in Bristol and the British Council; the different projects from the three teams; why Lagosians don't use the many public parks in the city; why the site of some of the projects, Freedom Park, is very different; and how the project might generate a discussion about changing the city. ... read more
March 29, 2016
Kamal Bhattacharya, Director, IBM Research Africa talks about: the setting up of IBM's research facility in Nairobi; what technology they are using to track traffic data; what the data allows you to do in terms of helping plan existing journeys and explore future scenarios; the impact of end of month salary payments on traffic; and the other African problem areas that the research centre will tackle. ... read more
October 16, 2013
Cultural historian Robert Hewison on: how Ruskin developed his ideas about architecture and rise of Gothic architecture; the Seven Lamps of Architecture; his book Venice: Paradise of cities; how he developed a critique of capitalism in writing the book; his work as Turner's executor and whether he destroyed Turner's erotic drawings; and his setting up of the Guild of St George, which influenced the work of the National Trust and ecological movements. ... read more
November 25, 2012