smart city

Light: the defining quality of La Défense

To strengthen the identity and urban integration of Europe’s premier business district, Paris La Défense decided to update the 12...

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GIS + BIM = CIM

By collating building (BIM), geographic (GIS) and other data, City Information Modelling (CIM) looks at how smart buildings connect into...

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A round-the-world look at solutions for financing post-carbon mobility

Decarbonisation of the mobility sector, which accounts for a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions, requires major investment in order...

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Three European cities reinvent urban logistics by promoting river freight

In order to reduce traffic congestion and the resulting polluting emissions in city centres, some cities are looking to combine...

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Buildings set to accommodate a mix of uses

From their lobbies and meeting rooms to workstations, smart buildings are fit for a wide range of purposes, benefitting regular...

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What should cities be doing to accommodate Waze?

Having become a genuine alternative in regulating urban spaces, the Waze application is creating tensions with local authorities. But a...

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