ou might ask yourself one thing I have kept asking myself too since the very moment the title “Architecture and the hourglass” came to...
A significant area of the Internet of Things where we will definitely see expansion next year is smart cities, with more and more countries across the world preparing for a tech-driven future. From Pittsburgh to Singapore, Helsinki to Hong Kong, cities are making smart additions to civilian life, looking to improve on our journeys to work, our life in the home and deepen our relationship with our urban environment.
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For quite some time now, the highly global wish to stop separating ourselves from both the natural world and our technology has had a noteworthy influence over the design and the architectural world. We are entering an age of entanglement, in which everything connects through both biology and technology, in which the analogies between architecture, fashion and the space industry are not that far-fetched anymore. But what are the first things to prove it, except for theory and manifesto texts?
Even with the inclusion of autonomous vehicles and Tesla, smart homes are still the area that has cemented the concept and the potential of the IoT most fully for the general public. There’s much more to talk about than fridges that tell you when your milk’s going to go off and light bulbs that change colour, too. (Although both of those things are still pretty cool).