THOUGHTS ON "SMART CITIES"

How have "smart cities" been defined, from both a private and public sector perspective? What metrics judge the success of a "smart city"? What precedent exists for informed, engaged development of new urban digital infrastructure, products, and services? Etc.

Smart City Definitions

The definition of a smart city has soft boundaries and seems to depend on the context of use. Lara et al. describe this lack of a shared definition as “a…

Summer 2020 – A Reading List

Week 01 – Context – Urban Planning & the “Public” Arnstein, Sherry R. “A Ladder Of Citizen Participation.” Journal of the American Institute of Planners 35, no. 4 (July 1,…