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Category Archives: data (open/big/smart)

Big Data and Sustainable Design

Last week’s post talked about open data, and how designers are trying to make sense of it. Previously this type of data was collected but hard to get and typically in formats that weren’t easy to use. As more open data, and data of all kinds, becomes available, we start to enter an ear ofContinue Reading

Sustainable Design improved by Open Data?

Recently New York City released building permit, property record, and building footprint data. New York is releasing this and other data as part of its effort to implement the 2012 Open Data law. The World Bank also recently announced a million dollar open data initiative to help developing countries get going with open data. WhenContinue Reading



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