-Urban Lighting
-splintering urbanism
-recombinant urbanism
-Good City Form
-pattern languages
-sense of place
-everyday urbanism
-signs and symbols
-culture of cities
-using public space
-light as communication
-extending day into night
-Public Space
-editing the landscape
-light pollution
-great white way
-ambient display
-democratic light
-shift in perception
-second sleep
-Perception of Space
-what system/object
-where system/space
-center vs. periphery
-experiencing architecture
-everyday computing
-context aware computing
-Sensor Nets
-supporting social practice
-New Devices
-Urban Form
-Social Practices
-physical pixel

These are my thoughts on my three general exam (PDF) topic areas. The bibliographies are available here:

Networked Urban Infrastructures and Public Space in the City (Main)

Technologies for Responsive Urban Environments (Technical)

Urban Sociology and Public Space (Contextual)

For an outline of my presentation on March 13, 2008 please click for a menu.


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