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Pacing Cities

Pacing Cities

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PACING CITIES

SnehaKhullar + Steven Y.N. Chen
Real-Time Cities: an Introduction to Urban Cybernetics Harvard Graduate School of Design FALL 2011

mediating urban speeds

PROBLEM

ISSUE

ANALYSIS

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PROBLEM

ISSUE

ANALYSIS

How fast does the city move? What determines the pace of life in cities?

14 ottawa 8 new york

2 berlin 7 9 warsaw paris12 19 bern madrid 3 18 amman cairo16 dubai17
london dublin 5 10

copenhagen

13 tokyo
guangzhou

4 15 taipei

singapore blantyre 20

1

6 curitiba
wellington11

1 fastest

20 slowest

Pace of life measured by people’s walking speed in 32 cities; Richard Wiseman

PROBLEM
lifestyle

ISSUE

ANALYSIS

efficiency

culture

walking speed

What does it tell about the city or the place?
city size infrastructure utilities

economy

What implication does it have on lives of people?

to investigate this the projects overlaps cities.....

cairo new york

two locals made to affect each other

project components

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m/s
recording interaction feed-back

Proto-type monitoring LOCATION A

input

input

LOCATION A

LOCATION B

computer vision

Proto-type interaction

input

1
input

LOCATION A

LOCATION B

processing UDP Library

Proto-type interaction

2
input

processing Jmyron Library

input

LOCATION A

LOCATION B

Proto-type interaction

3
input

processing Sonia Library

input

LOCATION A

LOCATION B

processing UDP Library

Feedback

input

input

LOCATION A

LOCATION B

Feedback

input

input

LOCATION A

LOCATION B

Feedback

input

input

LOCATION A

LOCATION B

multiplying the installation

pacing app

analysis pedestrian speed - urban realationship at two levels

CITY

INFRASTRUCTURE URBAN DESIGN ACTIVITY

analysis pedestrian speed - urban realationship at two levels

DEVELOPMENT HEALTH ECONOMY

WORLD

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