Jan 30, 2013
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What would an anti-drone, anti-surveillance city look like?
For all the talk about “privacy by design” online, it takes a quixotic student project to show us what a place built on the principle of defeating surveillance could actually look like. “Shura City” by Asher Kohn, posted at Chapati Mystery, is a kind of anti-Panopticon: every facet of it is built to (theoretically) disrupt cameras, heat sensors, or flying intruders with things like radio-equipped minarets or color-changing LEDs backlighting windows, inspired by the Arc En Ciel seen above.

What would an anti-drone, anti-surveillance city look like?

For all the talk about “privacy by design” online, it takes a quixotic student project to show us what a place built on the principle of defeating surveillance could actually look like. “Shura City” by Asher Kohn, posted at Chapati Mystery, is a kind of anti-Panopticon: every facet of it is built to (theoretically) disrupt cameras, heat sensors, or flying intruders with things like radio-equipped minarets or color-changing LEDs backlighting windows, inspired by the Arc En Ciel seen above.

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