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Al-Saffar, M., 2019.

Smart Cities

Output Type:Presentation
Venue:MA Architecture & Urbanism, Manchester School of Architecture

Smart cities are usually pictured as combinations of tools across many levels that are connected over multiple networks that produce continuous information regarding the movements of individuals and materials in terms of the flow of decisions about the physical and social form of the city.

Smart Economy refers to the overall competitiveness of a city through an innovative spirit, productivity and flexibility of the labour market.

Smart People set up the human capital and social interaction between people via affinity for life-long learning, participation in public life, creativity and flexibility.

Smart Government encourages the participation of citizens in governance through participation in decision making and transparent governance.

Smart Mobility prepares transportation and infrastructure to support local ICT accessibility, ICT infrastructure, sustainable, innovative and safe transportation systems.

Smart Environment maintains natural resources through the attractiveness of natural conditions, environmental protection and sustainable resource management.

Smart Living improves the Quality of Life by providing cultural facilities, good health conditions, good housing quality and social cohesion.