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Manifesto for the Inclusive Digital City — with design examples

Digital Urban Living is an interdisciplinary research project based at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO). The project brings together interaction design, urbanism and architecture, and addresses how digital technologies can enable new ways of designing urban services that positively affect issues of sustainability, urban life and governance. This Autumn, the Digital Urban Living research group has had the privilege to work with six master students of interaction- and service-design at AHO — Helene, Frida, Aleksandra, Andreea, Alice and Julie. Their brief was to openly explore, through design, the possibilities and the threats of digital cities within the Nordic model. They have developed a ‘Manifesto for the Inclusive Digital City — with design examples’ that was launched on Friday the 14th of December. This post is a reworked version of my afterword for this manifesto.

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