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Making Places

“Making Places” was a one-day workshop of Nordichi conference, which took place last October 26, in Helsinki, [read_more]and brought practitioners and researchers who are interested in diverse and creative ways of visualizing information and interacting in urban space together. The objective of the event was to share and stimulate an interdisciplinary discussion on the topic, […]


  Description of activities planned   Morning: Introduction to the topic by the organizers: (30 minutes) The participants will each give a short presentation, then formed into groups ready for the afternoon session. Afternoon Groupwork: (2 hours) Groups will each work on one of the following topics:   1: Creativity, Information Visualization and Multi-sensory Experiences. This group […]

Submitted papers

NordiCHI’ 14   Submitted papers Full-day workshop     Making Places: Visualization, Interaction and Experience in Urban Space   “Cities are exciting” [8]. People are drawn to urban areas because of the choices that cities offer. Large-scale sensor networks and pervasive computing technologies are transforming city environments as they become augmented with increasingly powerful, networked […]

Organizing Committee

Michael Smyth Edinburgh Napier University Edinburgh, EH10 5DT, UK m.smyth@napier.ac.uk Michael Smyth PhD. Reader and the Coordinator of the UrbanIxD project that is funded under the EU FP7 programme and is part of the FET Open initiative. He is co-editor of the book entitled “Digital Blur: creative practice at the boundaries of architecture, design and […]


Programme   14h30 – Check-in 15h00 – Opening – Paula Trigueiros (Future Cities / UP) 15h10 – Keynote: “Sensing Time” Speaker: Professor Nick Tyler (UCL – University College London) Sensing Time How we perceive time has a major effect on how we think about our urban transport systems. How we perceive time spent sitting in […]


  Ana Monteiro Ana Monteiro is Full Professor of UP’s Geography Department, member and researcher at the UP’s Institute of Public Health, member of the Research Centre of Land, Transport and Environment (CITTA). She graduated in geography, post graduate in Environmental Impact Evaluation at the University of Aberdeen and in Physical Geography at the University […]

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