Play the City Blog
Here you find items on cities, open planning and design.
Play the City is a young foundation aiming to introduce city gaming into official planning and city design procedures.
An interview with Ekim Tan of Play the City by Balkan in de Polder.
ET: We should not be too concerned with our role in urban planning. The question is: "What are we contributing to society as a whole?".
I see many designers feel threatened by changes mainly in the political, technological and social fields. I believe constant innovation of new methods and tools can grant designers the position they desire in society. Typically such tools adapt to a changing society with higher individual access to information and technologies of communication for efficient collaborations and interactions such as the new media. This is designers’ acknowledgement of the new citizen ready to undertake ...