A debate hosted by Intelligence Squared brought together four prominent speakers from the urbanism world to discuss the potential of technologically-enabled cities. The event is chaired by Tony Travers from the London School of Economics.
Archive for 2013
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Major cities around the world like Amsterdam, Barcelona, Birmingham, Dubai, Helsinki, San Diego, Stockholm, Nanjing, Vienna, Yokohama, all share an aspiration to become smart cities.
Arup’s Foresight + Innovation team launches ‘It’s Alive’ – a new report that describes how buildings in our cities could look and function in 2050. The study foresees that structures will be fully integrated into the fabric of the city, responsive to changes in the external environment, and designed for continuous adaptability, according to real-time needs and demands of its users.
On Thursday 28th of February 2013 between 09:00 – 12:00 CET an open event took place in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with the title “University, Research and Enterprise collaboration in Thessaloniki”. The event has been broadcasted on the web live. During the event three presentations fostered the discussion.
In a latest interview published in The Canadian International Council (CIC) website Mrs. Saskia Sassen, professor of sociology at Columbia University, presents her vision of a smart city.
According to a report by GBI research, as Information Communication Technology and Smart Cities develop, the need for cyber security becomes an essential requirement. Smart security represents a core product within the smart cities market, due to the growing complexity of data management, which now presides over much of our day to day life, and the resulting threat of viruses and malware.