Tag: smart citizens

The TICs and the uncertain future of the city | Guido Cimadomo
11-02-2019 No Comments

The TICs and the uncertain future of the city | Guido Cimadomo

To understand the evolution of the contemporary city it is necessary to see the influence that information technology (TIC) and the increase of its use is producing in society. Its application in different sectors of society is of extreme importance for urban development and marks the economic, social and political future of cities. ICTs are based on a spatial structure […]

New Jung Smart Control 5 panel for home automation control
20-12-2018 No Comments

New Jung Smart Control 5 panel for home automation control

Today we present the latest reinforcement of the Jung Smart Control KNX range of controllers. Despite its small size, which allows installation in any recessed electrical box, the new Smart Control 5 offers full functionality and extends the range of stay controllers from Jung, the European leader in electrical mechanisms and home and building automation. Small … but powerful and […]

Tradition and modernity embrace in the new series LS 1912 of switches of lever by Jung
23-10-2018 No Comments

Tradition and modernity embrace in the new series LS 1912 of switches of lever by Jung

Jung, who presented his new range of switches LS 1912 in the last edition of the Light + Building fair, has baptized the new series as a tribute to the year in which Albrecht Jung founded the company and is, without a doubt, a recognition of his roots stylistic and conceptual. Past and present united by design. It was in […]

LB Management by Jung, a new module for the complete control of light
24-05-2018 No Comments

LB Management by Jung, a new module for the complete control of light

The new modular system LB Management by Jung can combine a wide variety of lighting and motorized devices of blinds, blinds and curtains, replacing the previous products of management of lights and blinds of the catalog of the manufacturer, European leader in electrical mechanisms and automation of buildings Very compact modules and easy replacement. The existing facilities can be replaced easily […]

Interviews about Smart City with Domenico Di Siena
23-05-2017 No Comments

Interviews about Smart City with Domenico Di Siena

Victoria Fernández Áñez interviews Domenico Di Siena about abSmart City for an investigation that it develops for a program of Doctorate of the Technical University of Madrid. Domenico Di Siena is An Architect, Civic and Investigative Designer; his work focuses on processes for the improvement of the cities and the territories that we live. Domenico designs and develops processes and tools that […]

The simulated city | Marc Chalamanch
13-06-2016 No Comments

The simulated city | Marc Chalamanch

“A place can be defined as a place of identity, relational and historical, a space that cannot be defined as a space of identity not as relational not as historically, one will define not place. (…)” “Not places, spaces of anonymity”, Marc Augé The cities make up, turned into perfect images, to be able to sham for what the company […]

The city protagonist of the territory TIC | Marc Chalamanch
18-04-2016 No Comments

The city protagonist of the territory TIC | Marc Chalamanch

Entered the 21st century there has vanished the city of the technologies of the information that were prophesying, a few decades ago, the futurólogos disguised as gurus. Neither it has come near to the totalitarian tecnópolis denounced by the nostalgic ones of “any last time always is better”. It turns out interesting to revise the bold Messianic predictions that the […]

The physical reality in a dematerialized company| Marc Chalamanch
07-09-2015 No Comments

The physical reality in a dematerialized company| Marc Chalamanch

We are the first generation of the history that forms a part of an immersed company in an unstoppable process of desmaterialización; whereas as architects we continue working with the slow and costly transformation of the materiality. The information has placed in the center of the economic, political, social and cultural development of our company, and there marks each of […]

Civil urbanism | Creative Destruction 2013
16-01-2014 No Comments

Civil urbanism | Creative Destruction 2013

Nowadays, the whole series of initiatives, from the civil activismo to the new institutional policies, are exploring the idea of that the citizens can organize to design city: taking the control of public spaces and deciding on his use, his function, and taking charge of his management. As counter statement to the vertical and corporate idea of the “Smart City”, […]