19 Sep 2017

5 Reasons How Smart Cities Will Fail Us

Emergent technologies are poised to radically change how we work and live. They will transform

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11 Sep 2017

How Could Your City Be Considered As A Smart City

Cities talk a lot about harnessing big data, but their efforts vary widely. Some, like New

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07 Sep 2017

How Smart Is Your City? – A Survey

Cities, smart or not, have emerged as key initiatives for local governments. As these governments

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22 Aug 2017

In A Truly Smart City, Even The Daily Commute Is Productive

The alarm on your smart phone went off 10 minutes earlier than usual this morning.

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02 Aug 2017

A Super Helpful Guide to Equitable City Growth

  When there’s a big project with public dollars in the city of New Orleans,

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04 Jul 2017

Much Smart Cities. How About Creative Cities?

In 2007 US creative cities “guru” Richard Florida was flown up to Noosa to tell the local

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26 Jun 2017

Here Are the Best Cities for Digital Nomads in 2017

 The one thing truest about technology is that it is always evolving. These days, technology

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15 Jun 2017

The Darker Side Of Liveable Cities Like Sydney

Sydney is frequently placed in the top ten of global “liveability” rankings. But despite the

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13 Jun 2017

How Hackers In Cities Can Solve Social Problems

Pittsburgh has declared itself an “inclusive innovation city,” meaning it is committed to making sure

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06 Jun 2017

To Ride the Subway of the Future, All You Need Is Your Face

Biometric markers could replace physical payment methods, speeding entry for passengers (and discouraging fare evaders).

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24 May 2017

The Top 10 Most Powerful Cities In The World

We often think of ‘magnetism’ as a human quality, as well as a physical phenomenon.

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11 May 2017

Singapore Island’s Smallness Drives The Bigness Of Its Ambitions

Jurong Island, a man-made smear of sand, lies just off the southern coast of Singapore.

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09 May 2017

We Are Finally Realising Smart In Cities Is Not Just About Tech

Australia, one of the world’s most urbanised nations, is looking to up its investment in

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05 May 2017

Smarter Cities May Very Well Be Slower Cities For True Urban Soul

Peter Jackson employed an intricate approach to the stage design of Lord of the Rings.

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03 Mar 2017

To Be Smart About Cities, Have The Future In Mind

Smart cities create a symbiosis between information, the Internet of Things and technologies to make

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22 Feb 2017

A Smart City Is, Because Its People Are.

By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population is expected to live in mega-cities. How

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16 Feb 2017

How Big Data Is Adding A Whole New Dimension To Public Spaces

Most of us encounter public spaces in our daily lives: whether it’s physical space (a

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14 Oct 2016

How Internet of Things Can Make a City Smarter?

IoT (Internet of Things) has become the talk of the technological world, but have you

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23 Sep 2016

Singapore Spearheading Driverless Taxis You Can Grab Soon

The city of Singapore has singed a new deal in partnership with automotive supplier Delphi

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13 Sep 2016

High Tech Forest? In A Hotel? Only In Dubai.

Dubai is to embark on another ambitious project — this time building a 7,000 square

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01 Sep 2016

The Top 10 Most Liveable Cities In The World

The Economist Intelligence Unit, operating under parent media group, The Economist conducts research and analysis

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15 Jun 2016

Stop Detaching A City’s Life & Fate With The Planet’s

Back in the 1960s, the influential urban planner and journalist Jane Jacobs put American cities

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13 Jun 2016

Why The Price Of Convenience & Technology Is Our Privacy

Futuristic supermarkets promise customers the truth about their shopping, says Prof Carlo Ratti, but what

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03 Jun 2016

It Is Obvious To Begin With, Cities Are First & Foremost For People

The federal government’s recently released Smart Cities Plan is built on three pillars: smart investment,

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26 May 2016

A Bus For Cars? Hmmm… A Cleaner Future From Ideas Past

First dreamed up in 1969, the bus may help Chinese cities ease traffic and curb

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25 May 2016

Top 20 Cities In The World For Cycling Lifestyle

THE BICYCLE MAKES sense in cities. With rising urbanization, our cities need modern mobility solutions,

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17 May 2016

Why & How Perth Is Testing If Its Strategy Is Really Working

City planning has many approaches that have been used to enable better economic, social and

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16 May 2016

Getting Lost (Safely) Is Part Of The Fun & Smarts Of ‘Smart’ Cities

The internet has reached our cities. A smart city is optimised for efficiency, productivity and

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16 May 2016

A Fun & Vibrant City Simply Has More Festivals

Last year the Institute of Museum and Library Services offered a catchy statistic: the United

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04 May 2016

Where Citizens Doing DIY Knows It Is Not Built In A Day

Armed with shovels and sacks of cold asphalt, Rome’s residents fill potholes. Defying rats, they

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27 Apr 2016

Raising The Bar For Smart Cities In Singapore

Government-deployed sensors will collect and coordinate an unprecedented amount of data on daily life in

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01 Apr 2016

Portland’s Leading Ways Invests In Minority & Women Entrepreneurs

Often referred to as the “Whitest City in America,” Portland, Oregon, has made concerted efforts

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28 Mar 2016

From West To East And Back For Architecture’s Leading Light

Will American cities learn to love China’s best homegrown architect? Ready or not, here he

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18 Mar 2016

While Apple & FBI Are Fighting, US DOT & Google’s Sidewalk Labs Are Partnering

U.S. DOT and Sidewalk Labs Partner in the Smart City Challenge; Sidewalk Labs to Create

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16 Mar 2016

Future Cities & Societies Will Be Made With And Will Need New Skills

Today, the idea that data can play a key role in the design and management

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16 Feb 2016

The Top 10 Smart Cities Consideration For A Prosperous India

The government last month revealed names of the first 20 smart cities that will get

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29 Dec 2015

The Top 3 Smart City Trends To Expect In 2016

Predictions from research firm IDC revealed three particularly interesting trends emerging around the smart cities

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12 Nov 2015

Singapore + Copenhagen = Smart City Fusion

To mark the 50th anniversary of close bilateral ties between Singapore and Denmark, the two

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30 Oct 2015

How Big Data And The Sims Helped Us Build The Cities Of The Future

By 2050, the United Nations predicts that around 66% of the world’s population will be

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20 Oct 2015

Why Smart Cities, As It Is Portrayed, Is Not Always Really Smart

Digital tracking systems – The smart city ‘is a promise to improve quality of life,

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29 Sep 2015

The New Tool Helping Cities Build Sustainably

Before constructing new infrastructure, government agencies are starting to evaluate projects’ potential economic, environmental and

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25 Sep 2015

10 Best Cities For Young Entrepreneurs

NerdWallet tallied the top metro areas by population to determine this (surprising!) list of the

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24 Sep 2015

How Climate-Smart Cities Could Save The World

Green buildings and better infrastructure would not only spur economic growth but also cut carbon

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24 Aug 2015

The Top 10 Cities Of The Future

If you think about it, human settlements tend to have their own gravitational pull. Like

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19 Aug 2015

If Civic Engagement Is Boring, You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

The five cities of the City Accelerator’s second cohort — Albuquerque, Atlanta, Baltimore, New Orleans

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29 Jul 2015

How Charlotte Takes Action For Their Smart City Initiative

There’s been much discussion lately about the potential of “smart cities” and connecting data to

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28 Jul 2015

How Salt Lake City Commits To A Cleaner Future

Five institutions in Salt Lake City were recognised by the city as part of this

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23 Jul 2015

Playable Cities : The City That Plays Together, Stays Together

Forget about smart cities, Playable City ideas – like Bristol’s water slide or its temporary

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14 Jul 2015

How To Create A Sustainable Community With Public Works

Communities both big and small are having a sustainable makeover in order to reduce energy

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24 Jun 2015

The Future Of Tech At Cities Of The Future

As witnessed in Silicon Valley over the last two decades, Tech industry growth impacts housing

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