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Crowdsourcing is a novel Internet-based method that allows specified crowds to collaborate on producing information products. My interest in crowdsourcing lies in applications in the fields of architectural design and urban planning.

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In recent years, architects and designers have gained interest in the ethics and production methods of free software communities also known as “open source”. I am interested in the way architects try to apply these methods to resolve design politics in architecture and urban design.

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Design, Creativity and Collective Intelligence

Design is a unique intellectual activity that is creative. I investigate these kinds of activities in the context of crowdsourcing to facilitate a new kind of collective intelligence.

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Urban Design

Much of my research is involved on the urban scale of architectural design. Projects like crowdsourcing design and “Meirim” are focused on the urban scale.

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