publication . Article . 2017

Envisioning the future of public lighting with citizens for upcoming technologies

Olli Heiskanen; Karthikeya Acharya;
Open Access English
  • Published: 28 Jul 2017
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
Today’s cities yearn for new technological infrastructure to become cities of tomorrow. Sensor based intelligent street lighting by promising energy and financial savings are being provisioned to be a functional alternative to conventional street lighting. But involving citizens’ participation in planning such new urban infrastructure and its services is far from simple. In our project using constructive and user centred design research methods we engaged with city officials and citizens as users of public lighting to ideate the potential of future technologies interacting with public lighting. Through citizens’ participation, we explored possible applications i...
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free text keywords: 6132 Visual arts and design, Smart street lighting, Constructive Design Research, Citizen, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design, Engineering, business.industry, business, Management science, Intelligent street lighting, Financial savings
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publication . Article . 2017

Envisioning the future of public lighting with citizens for upcoming technologies

Olli Heiskanen; Karthikeya Acharya;