Smart Cities News

More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

Experts praise cities for highlighting the scale of the climate crisis but urge them to follow up with concrete actions.

To co-create better cities, meet people where they are

To co-create better cities, meet people where they are

Simply asking people what they want through consultations, surveys and focus groups isn’t enough – cities have to reach a much broader range of people and move towards true ‘co-creation’.

Legible Cities: The humanistic smart city model

Legible Cities: The humanistic smart city model

Eli Kuslansky explores the concept and benefits of ’Legible Cities’ as well as a route to achieving them. 

Belfast launches project to let citizens ‘talk’ to historic attractions

Belfast launches project to let citizens ‘talk’ to historic attractions

The collaborative project aims to create a ‘playable city experience’ for tourists and locals.

Delivering on the promise of the smart city with a platform approach

Delivering on the promise of the smart city with a platform approach

Arnaud Legrand, Nokia, outlines the city as a platform vision and its benefits for cities, citizens and private sector partners.

SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Bristol

SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Bristol

In this edition, we focus on Bristol, a city that gave the likes of explorer John Cabot, engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and movie star Cary Grant, their big breaks