Prepare to Design the Future
March 19–20, 2017: Training
March 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA

The UX of buildings, cities, and infrastructure

Dan Hill (Arup)
9:35am–9:55am Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Location: Grand Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 14 ratings)

Dan Hill explores creating great user experience for buildings, places, infrastructure, and cities.

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Dan Hill

Arup

Dan Hill is an associate director at Arup and the head of Arup Digital Studio, a strategic and service design team that creates great user experiences for buildings, places, infrastructure, and cities. Dan is also a visiting professor at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London and an adjunct professor at RMIT University in Melbourne and UTS in Sydney. A designer and urbanist, Dan’s previous leadership positions have produced innovative, influential projects and organizations ranging across built environment (Arup, Future Cities Catapult), education and research (Fabrica), government (SITRA), and media (BBC, Monocle), each one transformed positively via digital technology and a holistic approach to design. He has lived and worked in the UK, Australia, Finland, and Italy. His design work has been featured in the UAE’s Museum of the Future in Dubai (2014, 2015), the Istanbul Design Biennal (2012), Habitar (Gijon, 2010), and Remodeling Architecture (Sydney, 2009), as well as being regularly featured in global media. He is the author of Dark Matter & Trojan Horses: A Strategic Design Vocabulary from Strelka Press and numerous pieces for other books, journals, magazines, and websites. Dan has produced the groundbreaking and highly influential blog City of Sound since 2001.