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Project-led or design-led development of places misses out on the core function of real Placemaking: the connecting and lifting-up of human spirits.
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With a new online marketplace, Copenhagen is trying to enable an 'access economy'
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Read this report from Hewlett Packard Enterprise to learn how governments can be more efficient, agile and resilient, and help drive economic growth, impro
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By overcoming challenges, mastering data and pursuing continuous innovation through digital strategy, IT can empower city government to achieve more.
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From a technological viewpoint, IoT technologies are an integral and important element of all smart city deployments. They provide Internet-based connectivity across various sensors and devices in the urban environment.
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We believe cities should be designed around happiness, not technology or efficiency. We believe in co-creation of fun, engaging and happy citizen spaces, one project at a time, one neighborhood at a time to make the world a happy place again.
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Montreal's smart city strategy is built on strong partnerships with its vibrant community of startups. Computerworld braved a blustery winter storm to see what this Quebecois city has to offer.
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Sample size, margin of error – what does all this polling jargon mean? Learn the ins and outs of what makes an effective poll in this blog.
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If you’re working on a startup or non-profit that addresses news, the future of work, or improving democracy, we’d love to see you apply.
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Urban Transit Planning is constituted through defining goals and objectives, identifying problems, generating alternatives, evaluating alternatives, and dev
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Last year was one of great momentum for civic tech. We saw more people and resources than ever enter the space, garnering interest from startups,..
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The National League of Cities study includes recommendations on how governments can more effectively implement smart technology.
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The city of Glasgow is acting as a national and global blueprint to demonstrate the additional value of making cities "smart". So what can we learn from Glasgow about the shape and advantages of our future cities?
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Zaha Hadid, who died on 31 March 2016, was a world-famous architect. In life, she was respected or reviled, but seldom ignored. Born in Baghdad in 1950, a
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How can we use placemaking as a strategy to promote peacemaking in vulnerable cities, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa region?

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Open data is now table stakes, and any government that is not participating is behind its peers.
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In Miami no screen-glare is too strong and no beach is too sandy to escape the digital transformation taking over the city.
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Meet the 10 finalists for the first-ever Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grants. Learn about their initiatives and the people within the cities working to support them.
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India is undoubtedly on the rise - and India's cities are starting to feel the strain. Challenges of poverty, infrastructure deficits, air quality, education and safety of women are key amongst the rising agenda for action in Indian cities.
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Ahead of Park People’s first national city parks conference in Calgary this coming March 2017, Park People’s Jake Tobin Garrett caught up with keynote speaker Jay Pitter,  an author, placemaker, senior stakeholder engagement professional, and frequent Spacing contributor. Her work focuses on increasing the capacity, resources, and relationships required for co-creating more inclusive, safe, and …
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