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Arts & Culture Digital Insights

Changing Stations: An interview with Ben Quash, Professor of Christianity and the Arts at King’s College London

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Sacred events like Easter have inspired countless artworks, but for modern viewers, these works can feel distant. The art is beautiful, but much of its meaning is lost. That’s what King’s College London’s Alight app is trying to change. Alight is a collaboration with the National Gallery and Calvium which…

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Digital Placemaking

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 Placemaking

A definition of Digital Placemaking for Urban Regeneration

Jo Morrison,

Like ‘smart cities’ and the ‘Internet of Things’ there are multiple ways in which digital placemaking can be interpreted and explained. As digital placemaking is central to what we do, we thought it important to present our own brief definition of the phrase and practice: Digital placemaking (noun); The augmentation…

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Digital Placemaking

9 golden rules for digital placemaking in 2018

Jo Morrison,

Digital placemaking has the power to make a physical space come alive in a way that nothing else can. The past can be brought to life, the future can appear before your eyes or you might even find yourself holding a beating human heart in the present. So what does…

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