Smart People & Urban Commoning

2014 – 2016

The symposium “Beware of Smart People” addressed the conflictual reality in which Smart City approaches are currently unfolding. International scholars and practitioners:

(1) Reflected on the “Smart City” as a contested paradigm;

(2) Shifted the discourse towards the notion of the urban as co-produced by many voices;

(3) Attempted to redefine “Smart City” by putting ordinary citizens as “Smart People” at the core of the debate.

Förderung: TU Dialogplattform

Bearbeitung: Andreas Brück, Prof. Dr. Angela Million


TU Dialogplattform
MakeCity Festival


TU Dialogplattform Website


Stollmann, Jörg / Wolf, Konrad / Brück, Andreas / Frank, Sybille / Million, Angela / Misselwitz, Philipp / Schlaack, Johanna / Schröder, Carolin (Hrsg.) (2016): Beware of smart people! Redefining the smart city paradigm towards inclusive urbanism. Proceedings of the 2015 “Beware of Smart People!” symposium.
ISBN 978-3-7983-2846-4 (print) / ISBN 978-3-7983-2847-1 (online)


WiSe 2014 Dialogische Veranstaltungsreihe ‘Smart People & Urban Commoning’ Dozent: Brück