What was the outcome of the Rain Box Planters trial? Advertisements
This project was seeking to begin to look at whether a shared, collaborative, working space, would also be a useful resource for Dublin City Council staff – but particularly whether one could have a dual purpose as a ‘standard’ meeting room … Continue reading
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What was the outcome of the Street Parklet Beta Project, iteration 2?
What was the outcome of the Bike Hangar Beta Project? Please use the hashtag #BikeHangarBeta on social media to help everyone follow the conversation.
What was the outcome of the Street Parklet Beta Project? (Parklet design and installation by David Andrews. The above photo by Streets Of Dublin.) Please use the hashtag #StreetParkletBeta on social media to help everyone follow the conversation.
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What was the outcome of the Curated Walls Beta Project? (Above piece by Art By Eoin) Please use the hashtag #CuratedWallsBeta on social media to help us and everyone else follow the conversation.
What was the outcome of the Traffic Light Box Artworks Beta Project? (Above piece by Hawkie) Please use the hashtag #BoxArtworksBeta on social media to help us and everyone else follow the conversation.
At the end of a Beta Project, we’d like to let people know how the trial went, what we measured, how feedback and suggestions were taken into account, and what the outcomes of the trial are going to be. We’re calling this … Continue reading
Following a period of hibernation, and a subsequent Report on DCC Beta summarising its initial development period of 3.5 years and review by City Architects, a decision was made last Friday 16th December 2016 to not continue the DCC Beta platform. The … Continue reading
Dublin City Council beta is being put into ‘hibernation’. I’d like to explain why, and what this means.
This Beta Project looks at whether we could further highlight the existing transport connections in Dublin by creating ‘local mobility nodes’, and whether such a concept would help us with future transport infrastructure decisions. We’re calling these ‘Leap Points’. If commenting on social media please … Continue reading
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This Beta Project will look at whether we can green streets and better manage rainwater coming from people’s roofs by exploring the idea of ‘Rain Box Planters’. If commenting on social media please add #RainBoxBeta and #DCCbeta to help everyone follow the conversation!
Trials only need to last as long as you’re learning…but sometimes they may need to be kept in place for longer. We’re calling this Beta Fair Time.Please use the hashtag #BetaFairTime on social media to help everyone follow the conversation.
Stages of a Beta Project Beta Projects follow an A-F process (and tend to be grouped into twos as below). Step A: Awareness What’s the issue or opportunity that needs looking at? Awareness of an issue can come in three different … Continue reading
Update 25/09/14: We have simplified these to bring them down from 14 to 10 metrics. We’ve done this by combing some of the metrics (the 3 ‘area perception’ ones, and the 3 ‘sustainability’ ones). We’ve also changed the ‘Sustainability’ metric to be ‘Sustainability and … Continue reading
[Update 23/11/13] There are four ways that you can get involved with Dublin City Beta Projects and Give Dublin 1%… (Beta Project macro) Support the Dublin City Beta Projects initiative itself. (Beta Project macro) Get involved with a Beta Project macro. (Beta … Continue reading
People discussing new ideas often find themselves doing two things at the same time – discussing general and wide-ranging policy, and discussing the detail of implementation at a specific location or within a specific community. Beta Projects therefore can be split into two types – Beta Project policy and … Continue reading
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People regularly ask as to why Beta Projects are removed, and we’d like to explain the thinking behind it, and welcome a discussion. Please use the hashtag #DCCbeta on social media to help us and everyone else follow the conversation.