FS2014 | INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE OF CITIES

Jan - 16 - 2014

FS2014 | Information Architecture of Cities

The elective course ‘Information Architecture of Cities’ opens a holistic view on existing and new cities, with focus on Asia. The goal is to better understand the city by going beyond the physical appearance and by focusing on different representations, properties and impact factors of the urban system. As course requirement, there will be three short exercises.

Understanding a city is fundamental for the meaningful design and management of a city. “Information Architecture and Future Cities” opens a holistic view on existing and new cities, with focus on Asia. The goal is to better understand the city by going beyond the physical appearance and by focusing on different representations, properties and impact factors of the urban system. We explore the city as the most complex human-made organism with a metabolism that can be modelled in terms of stocks and flows. We investigate data-driven approaches for the development of the future city, based on crowd sourcing and sensing. You will learn to see the consequences of citizen science and the merging of Architecture and information space. The course describes origins, state-of-the-art, and applications of information architecture and simulation. Both rapidly gain importance in the design of buildings, cities and territories. As course requirement, there will be three short exercises.

Where: HIT F22
When: Mondays 11:00 - 12:00
2 ECTS

Supervision:

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schmitt    gerhard.schmitt@sl.ethz.ch
Denise Weber                      denise.weber@arch.ethz.ch
Dongyoun Shin                   shin@arch.ethz.ch

Flyer

HS 13 Information Architectur of Cities - IBook

Feb - 18 - 2014

L01 – Einführung und Überblick. Introduction and Overview

2014-02-17 / Valuelab HITF22

Gerhard Schmitt / Einführung und Überblick. Introduction and Overview

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

Feb - 24 - 2014

L02 – Das System Gebäude – Konstruktion. Building as a System – Construction

2014-02-24 / Valuelab HITF22

Gerhard Schmitt / Das System Gebäude - Konstruktion. Building as a System - Construction

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

Mar - 04 - 2014

L03 – Das System Gebäude – Energie. Building as a System – Energy

2014-03-03 / Valuelab HITF22

Marcel Bruelisauer  / Das System Gebäude - Energie. Building as a System - Energy

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

Mar - 12 - 2014

L04 – Das System Gebäude – Habitat. Building as a System – Habitat

2014-03-10 / Valuelab HITF22

Gerhard Schmitt / Das System Gebäude - Habitat. Building as a System - Habitat

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

Mar - 26 - 2014

L05 – Stocks & Flows – Menschen & Informationen. Stocks & Flows – People & Information

2014-03-24 / Valuelab HITF22

Gerhard Schmitt / Stocks & Flows - Menschen & Informationen. Stocks & Flows - People & Information

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

Apr - 02 - 2014

L06 – Stocks & Flows – Crowdsourcing Urban Sensing.

2014-03-31 / Valuelab HITF22

Dongyoun Shin / Stocks & Flows - Crowdsourcing Urban Sensing. 

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

Apr - 09 - 2014

L07 – Das System Stadt – Entwurf. City as a System – Design

2014-04-07 / Valuelab HITF22

Gerhard Schmitt / Das System Stadt - Entwurf. City as a System - Design 

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

Apr - 17 - 2014

L08 – Das System Stadt – Soziologie. City as a System – Social Science

2014-04-14 / Valuelab HITF22

Gerhard Schmitt / Das System Stadt - Soziologie. City as a System - Social Science 

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

Apr - 30 - 2014

L09 – Das System Territorium – Einführung. Territory as a System – Introduction

2014-04-28 / Valuelab HITF22

Gerhard Schmitt / Das System Territorium - Einführung. Territory as a System - Introduction

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

May - 07 - 2014

L10 – Das System Territorium – Organisation. Territory as a System – Organization

2014-05-05 / Valuelab HITF22

Dirk Hebel / Das System Territorium - Organisation. Territory as a System - Organization 

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

May - 13 - 2014

L11 – Das System Territorium – Mobilität. Territory as a System – Mobility

2014-05-12 / Valuelab HITF22

Gerhard Schmitt / Das System Territorium - Mobilität. Territory as a System - Mobility

PDF / IBook File available at the Chair

May - 29 - 2014

L12 – Final Presentations

2014-05-16 / Valuelab HITF22

Combined final presentations of the iA courses "Information Architecture of Cities" (IAC), "New Methods in Urban Analysis and Simulation" (NMUAS) and "Visualize ComplexCity" (VC).

2014-05-16 / Valuelab HITF22 Combined final presentations of the iA courses "Information Architecture of Cities" (IAC), "New Methods in Urban Analysis and Simulation" (NMUAS) and "Visualize ComplexCity" (VC).