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Guest-Talk: "Mixed-Methods Mapping of Local Knowledge" by Tobias Kauer, March 21st

News from Mar 14, 2019

March 21st, 1 pm, Tobias Kauer will give the talk: "Mixed-Methods Mapping of Local Knowledge" at HCC Lab.

Tobias Kauer is a researcher and designer, focusing on urban knowledge, transformation and engagement. He has 10+ years experience in UX design, is a Nokia Bell Labs alumni and holds a Master’s degree in urban futures from FH Potsdam.


Visualisation of urban data offers new ways to understand the intangible dynamics of our cities. However, relying on institutional or social media data to produce knowledge about urban space carries the risk of misrepresentation and oversimplification. Drawing on Critical Data Studies, I conducted a case study to work towards a multi-perspective view on the production of local knowledge. In this presentation, I want to discuss the challenges of collecting, visualising and engaging with urban data and its genesis throughout the case study.

Date: 21. March 2019
Location: Königin-Luise-Straße 24-26, 14195 Berlin, room 120

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