Think BETA – Systems for Participation in Urban Development

Helmut Eirund, Martin Koplin, Carl Skelton, Thorsten Teschke


In the Think BETA think tank (funded by the German BMBF) new technologies for urban planning and participation are developed and tested. In our actual implementation of Betaville we focus on two different methodologies. Both systems foster visualization and collaboration. One system works with augmented reality (AR) technology plus collaboration at a multiple-touch-table or tablet, the other with a virtual reality (VR) technology.


Digital media; participation; urban development

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DOI: 10.7250/aup.2013.018


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