Digital Placemaking Regeneration

Exploring the digital pillars of urban regeneration

Jo Morrison,

Urban regeneration – reviving the underused land and decaying structures that appear in many cities – has become an established force in urban environment planning and placemaking. Emerging in the mid-twentieth century and gathering impetus as concerns about greenfield development continue to rise, the trend toward urban regeneration has seen…

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RAMM GameJam 2018

Jo Morrison,

Last weekend was all about playful exploration at Exeter’s beautiful Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Calvium’s Jo Morrison joined the museum’s Rick Lawrence and Sophia as a GameJam mentor to students from the Games Development and Design course at nearby Exeter College. The students have been challenged to make video games…

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Digital heritage experiments

App Insights Digital Placemaking Heritage Mobile Technology

5 digital experiments that explore the future of the cultural heritage sector

Jo Morrison,

Fundamentally, the cultural heritage sector’s role is to tell stories. These stories could be historical, they could be artistic, they could be sociological, psychological, modern or ancient. Whatever the experience, the story is central. Up to now, these stories have been somewhat passive – an exhibition, or a tour with…

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App Insights Heritage

Forget ROI: Why ROO is the best measure of app success

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Businesses and organisations have been talking about return on investment (ROI) for so long that it’s often an assumed goal for any commercial project. But what about when the success of a project doesn’t solely come down to the bottom line? Apps in the heritage and regeneration sectors are a…

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