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Digital Urbanism

We harness data and technology to craft people-centred smart cities, integrating data-driven design, simulations, and digital engagement in our planning process.

In the project "Public Toilets for Berlin", TSPA applied spatial analytics using a wide set of data inputs to gain a deep understanding of needs and the interrelation between various factors. Community input was coupled with this data-driven analysis to align and validate the findings.

How can we leverage new technologies to design better processes and spaces in a people-centric way? (And not just for the sake of using technology.)

We use data to support participatory processes and enhance transparency. By using multi-scalar GIS mapping in the analysis phase, computational planning methods in the design phase, and rapid iterative scenario building, we can drive thoroughly informed and engaged decision-making.

We always aim to provide the results of our work in accessible data formats. This way, we can share knowledge easily to inform and empower our clients and partners.

In projects where there is a lack of existing planning materials, a data-driven approach is used. Data retrieved from satellite images is classified and analysed, resulting not only in a cognitive tool but also in development scenarios and design solutions using geographic information tools.

In the Project "Structural Urban Plans in Five Cities in Mozambique" a cognitive and design tool was used to frame the current city development and define new trajectories for its future.
In the Project "Aleppo Diverse | Open City - An Urban Vision for the Year 2025",
In the Framework Planning for Blankenburger S├╝den, TSPA, with the collaboration of B+B landscape architecture and urbanism, applied a parametric design assessment tool to investigate development scenarios, which allowed to simply and effectively manage the intricate relationship between urban design and the factors it impacts and is affected by.