How the Internet’s favourite photo sharing platform adapts and thrives in our digital age. more

02 / 05 / 2017

DIGITAL CITY X PHYSICAL SPACES

A selection of stop-offs for your urban valley adventures, from the visionary to the vanguard.

The digital city needs physical spaces more than ever, and these groundbreaking concepts and stores answer that demand. From a testing ground for emerging hardware to a walk-in workplace to a destination-defining boutique, we present the places to explore in and around the Valley right now. B8ta StoreSometimes, a concept can only develop through real-world use. What if there were a more

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16 / 03 / 2017

OK, Computer: The tech transforming the guest experience

Hotels are employing emerging digital tools to engage with their customers on new levels.

15 / 03 / 2017

Finding the “X” in SXSW

Uncovering the uneXpected at Austin’s famous festival

The hospitality industry responds to demand for experiential, immersive travel. more

19 / 01 / 2017

LIGAConvent 2016

LIGAConvent 2016 by LIGANOVA - Celebrationg our ninth annual event of expertise and insight. more

01 / 12 / 2016

Making Waves: Floating Architecture Across The World

As technology advances, cities are no longer confined to terra firma.

As land becomes an ever-more scarce resource, cities and designers are turning their attention to the world’s great lakes, rivers and oceans as the next frontier in urban development. Rotterdam's Floating ForestFamously in constant battle with the sea, the Netherlands are at the forefront of amphibious architecture. While cities like Amsterdam have built entire districts on reclaimed land and directly on the water, a collective from Rotterdam have taken things a step further with their Bobbing Forest. The floating trees were originally conceived by Colombian artist Jorge Bakker back in 1973. Artist Jeroen Everaert teamed up with cultural entrepreneur Anne van der Zwaag and designer Jurgen Bey to realise the Bakker’s vision more

24 / 11 / 2016

SMART CITIES: REVOLUTIONISING THE URBAN EXPERIENCE

Using big data to make cities work smarter for people and the planet.

As we move through cities - on foot, by car, or on public transport - we generate a wealth of data, often via smartphone, but also through information captured by sensors and other infrastructural devices. Within this data sits a more

10 / 11 / 2016

Inspiration from Berlin

Cosy up for winter in the capital with Niko Woischnik, a key player in the local tech scene. more

27 / 10 / 2016

BEYOND 360° VIDEO: VIRTUAL REALITY HITS HOTELS

From AR-enabled tablets to virtual vacations, hotels are embracing this new technology.

30 / 09 / 2016

FRUITS OF SUCCESS: FROM THE CITY TO THE VINEYARDS

Charting an inspiring journey from the Berlin media world to producing prize-winning wines.