Anatomy of a Smart City The dramatic shift of the world’s population into urban areas is encouraging citizens, city planners, businesses and governments to start looking at visions of ‘smart’ cities. Below we look into what is driving the need to establish these networked environments, how smart city concepts and projects are different in the developing world, and what technologies and systems are needed to make them a reality. Smartcity, Urban Design, Smart Cities, Technology, Cities Infographic, Anatomy, 19Th Century, Sustainable, Graphics
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Retrofitted and reused buildings Knocking down the heritage of a city and building anew is rarely a popular choice. So retrofitting and finding new uses for old buildings is a firmly held smart city principle. New York has made one of the most visible moves in this direction with the High Line park, showing that an old municipal railway line can reintroduce green space into the city centre.