From smart city to happy city.

We’re on a mission. As we’ve had enough of all that technology-driven smart-city-talk. We want to follow a different path. Smart cities are still something worth striving for. But what the world really needs is a focus on happy cities. Together with Six Fingers Barcelona, Boyd Cohen and Rob Adams are really crossing borders in this keynote: using numerous examples, we show how cities worldwide are experimenting with the concept of smart cities. And we apply that information to the Netherlands, where we teach municipalities to make their cities smarter – and happier.

Smart Cities manifesto meet-up

During the Dutch Design Week, we presented our mission with the help of six cities.

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Dutch Design Week 2018: how politics and citizens unite?
We are now working on our project to allow citizens to vote again.

When to see: 20 to 28 October 2018

Read more about our collaboration with DDF, designers and Province of Noord-Brabant