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Gouvernance et vision vers la ville basse consommation : Visions de villes européennes. Create a free accountJoin Calaméo to publish and share documents with the world!

Gouvernance et vision vers la ville basse consommation : Visions de villes européennes

Rate and comment your favorite publications, download documents and share your readings with your friends. Tags cadre, carbone, consommation, développement, durable, futur, gouvernance, helsinki, initiative, kinsale, locale, programme, rapport, sutton, ville, villes, vision Visions of territories 30 propositions d'Energy Cities pour la transition... 30propositions d Energy Cities pour la transition énergétique des territoires www. energy-cities. eu Contribution à Adobe PDF document. Idea Map: What Citizens Want. Posted by Sebastian on Dec 27, 2010 The municipality of Copenhagen has a created an online platform, which allows citizens to share their visions for the city.

Idea Map: What Citizens Want

At the website, users can submit ideas in different categories and add them to a visual 'Idea Map', A new urban plan for Copenhagen's inner city will be developed in the autumn of 2011, and 'Idea Map' is one of many elements put forward by the Municipality to generate input and democratize the political process. Related: while collaborative ideation is a really good thing, it could be interesting to see the concept developed with a little more direction and urgency in line with the OpenIDEO community. See also Dear Copenhagen + I Wish This Was • (in Danish) The Future of Cities, Information, and Inclusion. The Future of Cities, Information, and Inclusion Over the next decade, cities will continue to grow larger and more rapidly.

The Future of Cities, Information, and Inclusion

At the same time, new technologies will unlock massive streams of data about cities and their residents. As these forces collide, they will turn every city into a unique civic laboratory—a place where technology is adapted in novel ways to meet local needs. This ten-year forecast map, The Future of Cities, Information, and Inclusion (PDF), charts the important intersections between urbanization and digitalization that will shape this global urban experiment, and the key tensions that will arise. The explosive growth of cities is an economic opportunity with the potential to lift billions out of poverty. What economic opportunities will urban information provide to excluded groups? Realizing the opportunity from urban data will require combinatorial local innovation: continuous, rapid, dirt-cheap cycles of prototyping and testing.

The Battle for Control of Smart Cities. Ma ville demain - Accueil. California Dreams Which Future Is Yours? - See Dreams. Dream type: Transformation So I'm walking along, "Oh, look at how sunny California is," I think.

California Dreams Which Future Is Yours? - See Dreams

I go into my local coffee shop for a date with this woman & "OMG! " There's a vending machine for poetry. I guess I have 3 bucks on my credit card. Cool, it'll totally impress this woman. Tellus Institute - For a Great Transition. Three Innovations in Crowd Sourced Scenario Planning, Part 1. Part 1, An Introduction I’ve spent the better part of the last four years working on approaches to online scenario planning as part of my PhD.

Three Innovations in Crowd Sourced Scenario Planning, Part 1

During this time I have designed and implemented three systems – each of which explored a different approach to crowd sourcing, engagement and online participation in futures work. I call these experiments in “large-scale participatory futures systems”. Over the next few weeks I will be writing these up for the blog. If people are interested, I might go back and explore some of the initial inspirations for these systems, as well as speculate on where this area might be going over the next few years. The Three Systems, an Overview The first system is called “Futurescaper” and was developed in partnership with the International Futures Forum (IFF), Tony Hodgson and my friend Nathan Koren. The second system is called “SenseMaker Scenarios“. The third system is called “FogCatcher”, and was developed with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern from Superflux.

Dream a Sound Future Final Event a Huge Success. On 10/10/10 Sustainable Seattle held its Dream a Sound Future Final Event at the Seattle Center Pavilion.

Dream a Sound Future Final Event a Huge Success

The event was made possible by generous gifts from a long list of collaborators including Frog Box, Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation, SCALLOPS, Feet First, Washington Lawyers for Sustainability and a special thanks to Mike O'Brien City Council member who gave the keynote speech to launch the day. The event had twice as many entries as was our original goal and the variety and talent of the entries were astonishing. Future Scenarios - Introduction. Which Resilient Future? “I’ll be dead by then.

Which Resilient Future?

Shot.” Large brown eyes stared back at me as he spoke, with a sincerity and certainty that tied my stomach in knots. I was learning that it’s really hard talking to twelve-year olds about the future, particularly this little guy. Thinking ten years out is a stretch for many of the adults I work with at the Institute for the Future. Features - Building the Foundation of a Social Future. To say that social games are booming is an understatement.

Features - Building the Foundation of a Social Future

After having been in existence for only a scant few years, games on social networks like Facebook and MySpace are gaining users explosively. There are now over 200 million monthly users playing the top 10 Facebook games alone -- up by 50 million from August to September. Agora21 - Transitions. [pdf] SCENARIOS AND PERSONAS : TOWARDS A METHODOLOGY FOR PORTRAYING THE CARBON INTENSITY OF UK LIFESTYLES TO 2030. The Future We Deserve - a curated collaborative collection of 100 essays about the future.