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BMW Guggenheim Lab Launches Urbanology Online, an Interactive Game Exploring Issues of City Life

NEW YORK, NY.- Urbanology, an interactive game that addresses issues that arise when cities grow and inhabitants try to institute lasting change, launches online today at Urbanology online is the companion to the large-scale, interactive installation at the BMW Guggenheim Lab, currently in New York’s East Village through October 16. More than 13,500 people have already experienced the group game and now people worldwide have the chance to participate. By answering questions about key urban issues—education, housing, health care, infrastructure, and mobility—players role-play scenarios for city transformation to build a city that matches their specific desires and needs. Based on their personal responses, the player’s “Future City” is created and compared with other cities around the world. Questions include: • A huge piece