Technology & the Future City

Description: 

Emerging technologies will have profound impacts on the urban experience in coming years, with the potential to bring wholesale changes to everything from urban form to mobility and e-commerce. Technology is an integral component of how we plan our cities of the future, creating a host of promising opportunities and daunting challenges. This session will provide a broad overview of the major implications of key emerging technologies unfolding in cities and a framework for understanding urban design and development connections to them.  Hosted by Communities by Design (CxD).

Learning objectives

  • Discover how the multiple levels of impact of technology to the urban fabric – from real estate and transportation to urban design and land use – can directly ensure the public welfare.
  • Understand how the introduction of innovative technology will change urban design is changing urban transportation needs and offerings for the public. 
  • Explore alterations to development density brought about by innovations in technology, and understand the long-term implications to public well-being. 
  • Comprehend the cascading effect of COVID mitigation measures the urban fabric and how those effects include but not limited to transportation, office/housing needs and choices, and increase in dining choices.

This session was recorded live on February 1, 2023.

 

This course is part of a series

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 $45  non-member
 $30  member
1.00 LU
  • HSW

Instructors

  • Nico Larco

    AIA

    Director, Urbanism Next Center  |  University of Oregon

    Nico is a Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Oregon where he is the...
  • Joel Mills

    Senior Director, AIA Center for Communities by Design  |  The American Institute of Architects

    Joel Mills is Senior Director of the American Institute of Architects’ Center for Communities by...