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Helsinki expands smart city innovation project to new districts
08 Jan 2021
A number of development projects will be launched in Malmi, Pasila, Mellunkylä and Malminkartano-Kannelmäki, in which residents will also be invited to participate.
New urban use cases to propel cities' rapid uptake of digital twins
06 Jan 2021
Key factors behind the growth of digital twins include Covid-19 requirements in terms of achieving increased resilience levels and optimised asset and demand-response resource management.
City-led clean infrastructure projects can help build back a stronger US
08 Dec 2020
Report sets out to demonstrate how cities can be “critical drivers” of solutions for the multiple short-term challenges created by Covid-19 as well as emerging long-term challenges of climate change.
Melbourne proposes planning changes to create more sustainable buildings
15 Sep 2020
Councillors will also consider endorsing an Australian-first online tool, piloted by the city, that enables architects and developers to integrate a range of green infrastructure outcomes at the planning stage.
New 5G-ready smart city ‘taking shape’, says South African President
24 Feb 2020
The city is one of 30 new developments planned for Gauteng province.
New Orleans programme offers funding support for rooftop solar
27 Jan 2020
Solar for All Nola is a clean energy initiative that aims to offer the financial and resiliency benefits of rooftop solar to all New Orleans’ residents and small businesses.
LA appoints its first City Forest Officer
02 Aug 2019
The post has been created to oversee the growth of Los Angeles’ urban forest and help the city reach its goal to plant 90,000 trees by 2021.
Miami strengthens its inner urban core
01 Jul 2019
Green infrastructure, living shorelines and resilient design are among the recommendations announced by the city to insure against the impact of climate change and encourage smart growth.
UN calls for investments in green infrastructure
28 May 2019
Member states want to see the rise of ecosystem-based solutions to help prevent environmental disasters and mitigate climate change as well as reduce their harmful effects.
Green development bank proposed for cities
01 May 2019
C40 Cities and the Overseas Development Institute are inviting feedback on a proposal for a new finance institution that would help cities fund green initiatives.
Pilot demonstrates effectiveness of green infrastructure
09 May 2018
The City Tech Collaborative project integrated Internet of Things technology with sustainable flood prevention
Valuing Sydney’s urban forest
01 Jun 2017
Increased tree canopy boosts Sydney property values but trees are often forgotten or undervalued
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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