A livable city – safe, practical and social for all.

Many cities have a long history. Our home town was developed at a time when there were more carriages than cars on the streets. Today, Berlin has more than 3.66 million inhabitants and counting. Although the capital of Germany is no mega-city, we are experiencing all the issues that affect major cities worldwide.

Tags Quality of life, city planning, business improvement district (BID), traffic planning, neighborhood management, public life study

Mega challenges

Cities around the globe are growing

Every second person is living in a city today. Soon, it will be three out of four people in the world. Cities are enormous and so are their disadvantages. There is too much traffic, too much noise, too many offices, too much waste, too much stress. At the same time, there is not enough fresh air, not enough security, not enough room for pedestrians and children, not enough shops and not enough green spaces.

Quality of life

Everyone needs it

When you are developing the city of the future today, everything boils down to one question: How can we improve the quality of life in our city’s neighborhoods? How can a city be open to everyone and support social interaction instead of anonymous housing while inviting to more participation and eliminating crime at the same time?

Urban neighborhoods are our home

Our answer: by giving city planners and project developers, city councils and neighborhood managers more information about residents’ journeys and needs. Because data is an important source of ideas for designing a city full of life. Local data that captures how people move through the city center, what they do there and how long they stay.

Designing city life

Lively streets and squares used by all generations are the best sign of a livable city. In order to rethink and revitalize a city and its existing infrastructure, to make it green and relaxing, to attract trade and service providers and to develop sustainable mobility, we need to understand how it currently works: What do people do in the streets and squares? How long do they dwell there?

As your partner for public life studies, we measure and analyze people flows. Based on the data, decision makers in institutions as well as urban planners and project developers can define and implement measures and key topics to revitalize neighborhoods.

The better city

From people for people

The results can not only be measured in data but can also be seen and felt by everyone. The young, the old and everyone in between spend more time on streets and squares when they are beautiful spaces and it feels good to meet up in the neighborhood. These are the cities we want to live in. These are the tasks we at DILAX support with our technology and expertise. #forbettercities

Some questions that DILAX can help you answer

  • What does quality of life mean for your city?
  • What facets does a good life have?
  • How can a city of the future look like?
  • Who uses the streets and squares?
  • How many people come and go?
  • How long do they stay?
  • How does this change during the day/night?
  • How many families and senior citizens are around?
  • How are seating areas being used?
  • What do people do in the streets and squares?
  • What mobility services are being used?

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