Turkey’s first living lab on information and communication technologies

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Why Başakşehir?

 

Başakşehir is one of 39 districts of Istanbul. With its population of 380.000, it is located on the European side of Istanbul and covers a large area of 104 km2.

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BAŞAKŞEHİR LIVING LAB NEWS

How to Pivot the Idea, How to Sell The Prototype

How to Pivot the Idea, How to Sell The Prototype

Every initiative goes through a number of changes on the road. Some of our processes may not go well on the way to the road. In these situations, we may have to change our marketing, our business model, our sales strategies, our production, our technology, and even...
Abstract Thought and Increased Reality

Abstract Thought and Increased Reality

In Başakşehir Living Lab, ‘Abstract Thought and Increased Reality’ was realized by Istanbul Design Factory. After a short documentary about Illustrator Christoph Niemann’s design process and inspiration in the first half of the 8-hour workshop. The...
First Time from Basaksehir Living Lab “Mechathon”

First Time from Basaksehir Living Lab “Mechathon”

With colloboration of Basaksehir Living Lab, Istanbul Design Factory and Promakim ‘Mechathon’ was realized in last week.  In the first phase of 48 hour event product design and development process has beeb focused. In the seconf phase  concept development,...

What is a Living Lab?

A Living Lab is an environment in which any development in a field of study can be tested and applied with real users in a real life environment.

These environments can be cities, universities, public parks, agricultural lands etc. The environment needed is selected depending on the product in development.

There are various techniques and methods used in order to develop products in Living-Lab environments. While these methods are used in order to get the results of higher level researches, techniques in question are specific procedures that are used in order to gather data.