Virtual floods, smart highways and smog-sucking towers; Roosegaarde pulls technology out of the screens to examine and activate solutions to improve daily life in urban environments.
As part of the Toxic City? Symposium Daan Roosegaarde delivers an interactive keynote presentation exploring the social role of design and the importance of ‘Schoonheid’ (a Dutch word meaning both beauty and cleanliness), along with his vision for the future.
Dutch artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde is a creative thinker and maker of social designs which explore the relation between people, technology and space. He founded Studio Roosegaarde in 2007, where they develop ‘Landscapes of the Future’, building smart sustainable prototypes for the cities of tomorrow. Roosegaarde is a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum and won Design Project of the Year at the 2018 Dezeen Awards.