Olina Terzi is a Digital Transformation Designer and project leader at the Digital Society School in Amsterdam. Her work focuses on consulting urban stakeholders on how to adjust urban services in a climate of digital transformation. Along with her teams, she designs digital products and services for Smart Cities and the interaction of citizens, communities and local government.
Olina is a Research & Design professional fascinated by the intersection of cities, technologies and people. In the past she has worked as an architect in Amsterdam and London and in business development and community engagement for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in New York. Throughout her experience she has designed urban solutions for African, European, Chinese and North American contexts.
At the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale Olina was part of the team awarded the Silver Lion for Promising Young Participant. She currently is Chair of the Student Exhibition at the Media Architecture Biennale 2020. Olina holds a Master of Science in Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences from Delft University of Technology.
'(Re)designing society's digital transformation'
The ever growing omni-presence of digitisation in the world has recently been heating up discussions among policy-makers, economists and industry leaders about its societal impact. As digital transformation is disrupting society more profoundly, concerns are growing about its affects on matters such as jobs, inequality, health/ wellbeing, economic prosperity and security/ safety.
However the digital transformation and its accompanying technologies in itself are neutral. Therefore we should not forget that we (as a society) are responsible for the ‘design’ of the digital transformation that we need and want. We have the opportunity to create shared value that can lead to increased benefits for all actors taking part in digital transformation, especially in the light of the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) by the year 2030... more >
Friday, September 11, 16:30 - 19:30