On 1 and 2 February students from Moscow, Saint-Petersburg and Voronezh took part in Shukhov Lab Winter School ‘Face recognition in the city’. Within two days participants with Architecture, Urban Informatics, Sociology and Social Informatics, Soil Science, Political Science and Economics backgrounds created face recognition spoofing tool.
On October 21 in Skolkovo, within the framework of the Open Innovations forum, Vicente Guallart took part in a panel discussion on the topic ‘Technologies as a brand. How does a city become a superstar?’
On October 21, the chief architect of Moscow Sergey Kuznetsov and the head of Shukhov Lab Vicente Guallart, delivered the introductory lecture of the ‘Moscow 2050’ workshop in the laboratory. Within two weeks the selected participants of the workshop together with students of the Master's programme ‘Prototyping future cities’, will develop a vision of Moscow 2050 for the pavilion at the Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2019 in Shenzhen.
Within two weeks 20 students will fabricate a full-scale prototype of an interactive object and present it at the popular science festival Geek Picnic 2019 in Moscow
What is the future of public spaces in cities? Which role will play public spaces in urban fabric and urban life in the future? How to create at a public space that will add value to urban life? On March 18 in Shukhov Lab Natalia Fishman, advisor to the president of the Republic of Tatarstan, and Vicente Guallart, academic supervisor of the master program ‘Prototyping future cities’, discussed the future of urban public spaces in cities and shared an experience of creating livable and valuable public spaces in cities in Russia and worldwide.
Students of the master program ‘Prototyping future cities’, who were awarded the grant of the president of the Republic of Tatarstan, presented the research ‘Kazan: model of distributed development’ to the president, Rustam Minnikhanov
Today flying cars are not just a part of a sci-fi world. In the nearest future we are likely to start using them on a wide scale. In order to do that, the infrastructure of the cities will have to be changed, charges added, landing pads and other relevant services provided. The authorities will need to establish new traffic laws and come up with alternative restrictions and rules. Nikolay Bezhko, lead community manager at McFly.aero is sharing his company’s experience on the above topics.