Wednesday, December 01, 2010

A brief collection of Web pointers on Sustainable & Future Cities

http://sustainablecities.net/
http://globeaward.org/criteria_sustainable_city_award
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/0907/09070901
http://worldcities.com.sg
http://www.futurecity.org/
http://www.gardenvisit.com/history_theory/library_online_ebooks/architecture_city_as_landscape/eco_city_plans_sustainable_cities
http://ecosistemaurbano.tv/2010/11/planning-sustainable-cities/
http://geoexpressions.blogspot.com/2010/06/bim-expanded.html
http://www.forumforthefuture.org/press-release/sustainable-cities-2010-resources-for-media
http://www.acfonline.org.au/uploads/res/2010_ACF_SCI_A3_Comparative_Table.pdf
http://www.amazon.com/Taking-Sustainable-Cities-Seriously-Environmental/dp/0262661322
http://www.ebookee.com/Sustainable-Cities-for-the-Third-Millennium_768047.html
http://www.observatoire.veolia.com/en/urban-typologies/
http://www.projetosurbanos.com.br/
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/724360/description#description
http://blog.cunysustainablecities.org/2010/03/the-shrinking-of-detroit/
http://vimeo.com/12364465
http://www.alga.asn.au/policy/planhouse/FutureCities.pdf
http://www.newgeography.com/content/00569-reviving-city-aspiration-a-study-challenges-facing-new-york-citys-middle-class
http://www.asbec.asn.au/files/ASBEC%20report%20cities%20of%20the%20future.pdf
http://cli.ccl-cca.ca/pdfs/ReadingFuture/FutureLiteracyLargestCities2010_EN.pdf
https://www.wsaa.asn.au/Media/Press%20Releases/20100609%20Ozwater%2010%20Outcomes.pdf
http://globaldashboard.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/A_Tale_of_Two_Cities.pdf
http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/sources/docgener/studies/pdf/urban/stateofcities_2007.pdf

Monday, November 01, 2010

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Liberopinion: Democracy for a New Age

Web 2.0 technology for supporting Elections and ongoing govern debate actions.

Presentation made for the European e-democracy awards from World e.gov forum

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Digital Cities seminar at London UEL

UEL Research Seminar Series 2010-11

When: 15 September 2010 commencing 4 p.m.
Where: EBG05, UEL

Title: "Beyond digital cities: a territorial concern on how to cope with globilisation"

Speaker: Professor Luis Borges Gouveia, Fernando Pessoa University, Portugal. Prof Gouveia gained his PhD from the University of Lancaster, and since then he has produced academic and consultative outputs mainly on Digital Cities. He was project leader for one of the most original and successful Digital Cities so far developed, GAIA Digital. His slides can be viewed here: http://www.slideshare.net/lmbg/globalisation-and-digital-cities

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Globalisation and digital cities

The slides that support the talk on University of East London on 15th September 2010

Monday, July 12, 2010

Ice b poster

A study on the usage of mobile devices vs desktops in collaborative environments
An approach based on flow experience

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Digital Paradox: why place matters, putting place in its place!

These are my slides at http://www.swicthconf.com
It was a great weeekend with a mix of computer scientists, entrepeneurs, a bunch of tech young guys and other people who with strong ideas. It was great and a get the notion that we have already some future in the present time - there's new kids on the block - YES!
Here it is my contribution and the defence that the best new tools will be related with the notion of real time and spce where we physical interact (although we need to consider the digital and its opportunities).

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Physical space & the digital factor

Here it is my last Ignite presentation video.
The presentation is about physical space and how it will be changed by the digital.

The main idea is to defend the importance of physical space even in a digital world.
Play my 5 minutes argument!

Sunday, March 07, 2010

What’s up with the physical dimension in the digital world?

This is some of my research focus. I have the opportuity to share some ideas related in the Ignite event in Oporto. Here it is the 20 slides used...