Minority Report comes closer… Three huge screens at Birmingham New Street railway station are scanning passers-by and play advertisements accordingly. http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/new-street-station-advertising-screens-9920400
Today and tomorrow at the Netherlands Architecture Institute in Rotterdam will be held the International Symposium 'TransUrbanism: cities enter atmospheric phase', the dematerialization of physical boundaries that can define a city, best described by the atmosphere of certain places that are also distinguished by its duplicates media. The continuity of the urban area is becoming quiandi time and no more space, which focuses on the characterization of the local people and no longer architectures. The event can be followed via webcast and counts among the speakers Knowbotic Research, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Rem Koolhaas, Scott Lash, Edward Soja, Lars Spuybroek, Roemer van Toorn and Mark Wigley.