Monday, 09/03 10:00 - 22:30
Socio City: Designing Urbanity!
Design Schau! Conference
Oskar-von-Miller-Ring 25, 80333 München
The concept of "urbanity" reaches its limits, it is not suited to meet future socio-psychological requirements. A new urbanity is necessary – and must be developed with integral social design.
People who live in cities have a lower stress resilience than people living in rural areas (see ZIM/Prof. Meyer-Lindenberg). Disruptive changes with increasing insecurity transform metropolitan areas into touchy tension motors of society; anonymity and social coldness are drivers of crisis. The Smart City concept does not overcome this. The new urbanity needs to intensely promote social interaction, socio-cultural and community identity in order to strengthen social peace. At the symposium "Socio City: Designing urbanity!", concepts will be presented and perspectives discussed.