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Why bother with Smart?

BK:  In the first blog, we discussed what a smart city was, but this triggers another discussion: why bother with Smart? Cities are, clearly, a pretty successful pattern already; is the ‘smart’ aspect something that we need, and if so, why? 1,471 more words

Future City

What is a Smart City?

BK: Seeing as how this blog is supposed to be about Smart Cities, I thought we could start with the basics: what is a Smart City?   616 more words

Future City

The Future of the ‘Smart City’

The Takeaway, Public Radio International

John Hockenberry


In this 52-minute podcast, host John Hockenberry asks: “Is it smart to live in a city?”

Hudson Yards, on the west side of Manhattan, is poised to become the largest private development in U.S. 160 more words

Urban Planning

Alphabetville: What would a Google city look like?

This article was originally published on PSFK.com

Google’s umbrella brand Alphabet is the type of corporation that renders little surprise from the public when rumours they plan to build a city from scratch surface. 475 more words