Tag: civic participation
GreenTwins Tallinn and Helsinki: Digital Twins for more democratic, resilient and greener cities.
Green spaces in cities are of particular importance in the face of ongoing urbanisation and the anthropogenic climate change. Urban greenery affects the physical and mental health of citizens. It reduces the immediate effects of global warming such as heat islands and improves the thermal comfort of cities. In addition, plants have an impact on…
Digital Twin, Virtual Reality and Space Syntax
Civic Engagement and Decision Support for Smart, Sustainable Cities. Fabian Dembski, Uwe Wössner, Claudia Yamu Abstract: This paper presents the development of a Digital Twin in Virtual Reality (VR) for civic engagement in urban planning. Herein used approach enables to empower citizens in a novel way using digital, emerging technologies. Until now Digital Twins have…
Symposium 28–29 May: Urban Systems / Global Challenges / Digital Tools
Large-scale digitalization throughout different sectors of society and the economy serves as one of the major disruptive technological trends of our time. In addition to the digital transformation, we must better understand and shape technology’s role in our personal and working lives. Indeed, how these digital transformations impact cities and urban life is still not…