Copenhagen Mastermind Jan Gehl Isn’t Sold on ‘Smart’ Cities

Architect and planner Jan Gehl looks back on how he helped transform Copenhagen into one of the world’s most livable cities and talks about how people can reclaim the streets.   Advocates of bike lanes, shared streets, and walkable cities could take a lesson from their adversaries: If they want to build communities where people,…

Can London Become a People-Centric Smart City?

 “That’s no easy step—it involves investment in human beings, not just systems,” says the city’s newly-appointed chief digital officer.   BY Tanvi Misra – Published March 19, 2018 In his speech at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, London Mayor Sadiq Khan cautioned the world about the perils of the ongoing tech revolution: Social media has…

BE SMART: SMART CITY FINANCE FOR YOUR CITIZENS

“A SMART CITY USES TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE SERVICES TO ITS CITIZENS AND TO DELIVER A BETTER ENVIRONMENT FOR PEOPLE TO LIVE IN BY TACKLING CHALLENGES SUCH AS MOBILITY, CLIMATE CHANGE, MIGRATION AND SECURITY. BUT SMART CITIES AREN’T JUST ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY.” This podcast from the European Investment Bank can be useful to know the financial…