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A successful event...

Both the project stakeholders and the students were proud to present and discuss their project proposals at the final presentations that took place 19th October 2012.

Follow the image links to get a glimpse of the intensive development process that took place during the 5 day event.

Where: KEA, Bispevej 5, Copenhagen

When: 15th – 19th October 2012

  • 6 Groups
  • 53 Students
    • Architecture
    • Architeural Technology
    • Design Technology
    • Graphic Design
    • Multimedia Design
  • 5 Schools
    • Beuth Hochschule für Technik, Berlin
    • Chalmers Tekniska Högskola, Göteborg
    • George Brown College, Toronto
    • Politecnico di Milano
    • KEA, Copenhagen
  • 5 Countries
    • Canada
    • Denmark
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Sweden
  • 30 Expert Advisors

Project Background

With the coming metro ‘City Ring’, several ‘Quarters’ located on the fringes of Copenhagen will have a new level of connectivity with the rest of the city, transforming the way people can come to/from those areas. These connections will initiate other transformations that could bring great opportunities to the local communities. However, exploiting those opportunities requires focus, patience and determination.

A number of primary locations were identified in collaboration with Copenhagen City Council and the local communities that will form the focus areas to be allocated to the interdisciplinary teams.

The teams of students worked together for 5 days to develop a proposal for an interactive digital/physical solution that facilitated a more sustainable and engaging way of ‘living in’ and ‘interacting with’ the locality. Each team was advised by professional experts in digital technology, urban issues, society and sustainable living.

GROUP 1 - Miljøen
GROUP 2 - The Connection Tree
GROUP 3 - Multi!
GROUP 4 - Green IT
GROUP 5 - The Candy Factory
GROUP 6 - The Urban Greenhouse

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