Eco Technologies - Sustainable Design or Design Sustainability?

Introduction to a proactive world where every citizen
can contribute using new forms of communication
with Rob Van Kranenburg (NL) & Usman Haque (UK)
Usman Haque is director Haque Design + Research Ltd (, founder of and CEO of Connected Environments Ltd. He has created responsive environments, interactive installations, digital interface devices and mass-participation performances around the world

"What if through the Internet of Things we can create a layer of data, open to all, through which individuals can decide for themselves what they are willing to pay for, get direct feedback from their voluntary donations, coordinate community spending that has a direct bearing to ther needs through participatory budgetting, negotiate with other people in other parts of the world?"
Rob Van Kranenburg, founder of Council, a thinktank for the Internet of Things, ( and co-founder of Bricolabs, (

Also featuring an introduction to the Mai Kolachi project One Mile Square, by Amra Ali, Co-Editor of NuktaArt Magazine (
Wednesday 24th March,
6.30pm to 8.00pm
at The Second Floor Cafe, Karachi
T2F & Mauj Collective for Open Technology, Art & Culture
Rob Van Kranenburg and Usman Haq are also conducting a workshop (March 22-27) at the DAP-NEDUET City Campus.