Wild Cities

For the last few months I’ve been working as creative director on a new urban rewilding project. I’m not going to write about that project here (it’s still in development) but instead I’ll discuss some of the research I’ve come across and how I’ve started organising my thinking.

Broken Smart Cities

  • Are smart cities broken? Yes! But the real question is how we do better, by our cities, by our technologies and by our communities?
  • We won’t try to define smart cities — the concept is too amorphous, too insubstantial, and founded largely on marketing crap from technology companies with short names.
  • There have been…

Usman Haque

Founding partner/creative director @Umbrellium • @Thingful • working on engaging cities • haque.co.uk

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