Using waste to heat homes or sitting on park benches that detect air quality (while also charging phones) are just a few examples of what it means to live in a Smart City.
In countries such as South Korea and the United Arab Emirates, designing a smart city might mean planning and developing brand new cities from scratch. But for places like New York City, which in 2016 was named the “Best Smart City” by the Smart City Expo World Congress in Spain, making a city smarter means boosting interconnectivity. In either case, creating smart cities is not only for architects and technologists….
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