Thrive Zone Amager

Initiation of Thrive Zone Amager

Initiation of Thrive Zone Amager

In November 2020, the 1-year project Thrive Zone Amager, was initated by the project team encompassing Urban Digital, Studio Profondo, Gehl, Backscatter and Miljøpunkt Amager. The project received finance from the ICLEI Action Fund – a granting scheme administrated by ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability in collaboration with Google.org. The…

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Citizen Science

Citizen Science

Thrive Zone Amager builds onto a previous collaboration between Copenhagen Solutions Lab, the City of Copenhagen and Google, wherein all streets of Copenhagen were measured for air pollution – the so-called Google Air-View project. The Thrive Zone Amager project team has combined data collected by local citizens carrying sensors with…

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SoMe and Google Maps API data

SoMe and Google Maps API data

Instagram   From December 2020 to February 2021 data from instagram posts from all locations in the project areas have been analaysed using co-hashtag network analysis (i.e. hashtags that are often used in the same posts or ‘cluster together’) and sentiment analysis of post captions. Instagram posts is a metric…

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Maptionaire & Public Life Survey

Maptionaire & Public Life Survey

Maptionaire   Maptionaire is an online survey platform using maps and images as an engaging way to have people express opinions and identify their uses of public spaces in their neighbourhood as well as qualities that are important to them.  Analysis of data from maptionaire allows for key public spaces…

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Involvement of citizens and municipal experts

Involvement of citizens and municipal experts

During the project period, we have held various pop-up events with the aim of meeting citizens where they naturally move in the cityscape. In April a workshop was held with municipal experts on traffic, air pollution and health. Here, the project’s outline and basic issues were discussed across administrations with…

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Designs

Designs

Data insights helped inform the design of pilots by identifying places where air pollution levels were high and where there were concentrations of people spending long periods of time, not just moving by. In Islands Brygge we saw high concentrations of air pollution along Artillerivej coupled with many daycare institutions…

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Implementation

Implementation

Over the course of the implementation period, Danish Technological Institute has conducted air quaility measurements in the areas of the three pilots. Sensors were installed outside the pilots to measure the quality of the air in the close proximity and inside the pilots. Both data sets were then compared to…

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End of project

In conclusion of the Thrive Zone Amager project, the project team hosted a public presentation called ‘Inspiration meeting on city life and air pollution’ in November 2021, where citizens, local stakeholders and press and the City of Copenhagen were invited, and the results of the project were presented. Presentations can…

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