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Image generated for Backcasting Kardashev One project by Claude Speeed




New ways of encounters and interaction in hybrid public spaces.

Starting with my thesis (Eterea) I’ve been very interested in how the new technologies affect the way we behave and interact with others and physical spaces around us. At that time I especially focused on the role of infrastructure as it was the basics to arrive to the following steps of “smart cities” and connected everything. So I began with Wi-fi specificity in Milan, also learning a lot about general features of internet connection as not just a digital services, but a physically present network redefining our understanding of boundaries and limits of spaces and the way we approach tangible…


Hybrid space as a media platform

A year ago when we made #nevicata14 project — temporary pedestrian configuration of Castello square in Milan for the period of EXPO 2015 — we managed to double the available budget thanks to its appeal to the manufacturers and suppliers of its elements. One part of it was of course guaranteed by central location and visibility of physical space itself, but there was also a huge contribution based on the fact that we created not just physical architectural installation, but a hybrid space — #nevicata14 existed online long before…


One fascinating thing about the recent Christo’s installation was its “unexpected” popularity both offline and online, here are some ideas that I got about it. (Check the first part to understand how many things were happening around it online)


One fascinating thing about the recent Christo’s installation was its “unexpected” popularity both offline and online, here are some ideas that I got about it.



  1. Hacking Myself With Tinder
  • This is a very subjective research which I initiated as a normal user of Tinder but then understanding its functionality I started to experiment with it. It is based on the fact that I constantly get involved into loop of self reflection about everything…


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