Green street design for Bennekel district in Eindhoven

Ivo Wouters, W. Chen, B. Oorschot, van, W. Smeenk

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    Abstract

    Green design and electronics technology can be integrated for enhancing our living environments and social interaction in the society. We present a novel design example, called the "Prachtpaal", for the Bennekel district in the city of Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The design of an interactive green street facility is proposed and demonstrated by using light dependent sensors and actuators. The growth of the green plants is indicated with the special implementation of light dependent sensors and colourful lights, so that people are stimulated in a more responsible way to take care of the plants and communicate with each other. Adding the unique green design in Bennekel district has potential to improve the social cohesion and living quality of the neighbourhood.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of IADIS international conference ICT, society and human beings 2008
    Pages202-205
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    Event2008 IADIS international conference ICT, society and human beings (ICT 2008) - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Duration: 22 Jul 200824 Jul 2008

    Conference

    Conference2008 IADIS international conference ICT, society and human beings (ICT 2008)
    Abbreviated titleICT 2008
    Country/TerritoryNetherlands
    CityAmsterdam
    Period22/07/0824/07/08

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