When it comes to designing a neighborhood, you might say it takes a village. Urban planners, architects, developers, and city officials all have to work together to create a space that will serve its community best. And all of these stakeholders generally mean increased time, cost, and a fragmented process that leaves constituents to wonder, "what actually is the best option available?"
Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs has abandoned its ambition to create a smart neighbourhood in Toronto amid "unprecedented economic uncertainty" caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Sidewalk Labs CEO Daniel L Doctoroff announced in an article posted to Medium today that the current economic climate meant the company was unable to move forward with developing the neighbourhood for its partner Waterfront Toronto.
In the shadow of an elevated freeway near Toronto's Port Lands, a former fish processing plant has been painted cerulean blue and converted into a test lab for a networked urban development project where physical and digital infrastructures will be optimized to support a "people-centered" neighborhood.
"What should a city optimize for?" Even in the age of peak Silicon Valley, that's a hard question to take seriously. (Hecklers on Twitter had a few ideas, like "fish tacos" and "pez dispensers.") Look past the sarcasm, though, and you'll find an ideology on the rise.
Architect Carlo Ratti spoke to Dezeen in this Screentime conversation sponsored by Enscape as part of Virtual Design Festival. Italian architect Ratti is the founder of international design and architecture studio Carlo Ratti Associati and is a professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT), where he directs the SENSEable City Lab.
Reading List This list is condensed and edited from a much longer reading list - "Here's What You Can Read If You'd Like to Think About Cities In Exactly the Way That I Do" - that I published on Medium.
On this page, you can learn: how we sell property for development which properties are now in development, and what opportunities for affordable housing development we offer right now.
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