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Boyer: Rewiring Our Cities

January 7, 2022

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Presented by Taubman College

The emerging field of urban technology may hold the key to solving some of the complex problems confronting today’s cities and residents, says Bryan Boyer, an assistant professor of practice in architecture at Taubman College. “I think of urban technology as the use of technology, and specifically computation, to change how we see, shape, and inhabit the built environment,” he says. “The difficulty in defining urban technology is that almost everything in our world felt like new technology at some point to people who lived decades or centuries ago.”

 

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