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The Smart City: Strategic Placemaking and the Internet of Things

Germaine R. Halegoua

in The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479839216
eISBN:
9781479829101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839216.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 1 engages the process of re-placeing on a global scale, examining how top-down imaginations of the built environment are coupled with digital media to express particular paradigms and plans ... More


Architectures of Air: Media Ecologies of Smart Cities and Pollution1

Jussi Parikka

in Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter Jussi Parikka discusses air pollution and waste as media, data and environmental art created in the contemporary smart city. The way these, otherwise unwanted, elements are sensed and ... More


Smart cities work

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter argues for a ‘smart city’ approach, recycling existing homes and spaces, relying on neighbourhood management and renewal to make existing communities more attractive. It suggests that in ... More


Citizen Sensing in the Smart and Sustainable City: From Environments to Environmentality

Jennifer Gabrys

in Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816693122
eISBN:
9781452954356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693122.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The chapter traverses an array of urban sensing and smart cities projects to consider how this emerging and speculative field is materializing. Chapter seven focuses specifically on questions of ... More


Smart cities, algorithmic technocracy and new urban technocrats

Rob Kitchin, Claudio Coletta, Leighton Evans, Liam Heaphy, and Darach Mac Donncha

in Planning and Knowledge: How New Forms of Technocracy Are Shaping Contemporary Cities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447345244
eISBN:
9781447345633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345244.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the technocracy of smart cities and the set of urban technocrats that promote and implement their use. It first sets out the new technocracy at work and the forms of ... More


From smart cities to wise cities

Robin Hambleton

in Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447304975
eISBN:
9781447311843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304975.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter offers a critique of dominant patterns of thinking in the current debate about ‘smart cities’ and offers a new way forward. The chapter unpacks the meaning of ‘smart cities’ and ... More


The Urban Improvise: Improvisation-Based Design for Hybrid Cities

Kristian Kloeckl

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243048
eISBN:
9780300249347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243048.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The built environment in today's hybrid cities is changing radically. The pervasiveness of networked mobile and embedded devices has transformed a predominantly stable background for human activity ... More


Open Innovation Results in Smart Cities and Smart Villages

Henry Chesbrough

in Open Innovation Results: Going Beyond the Hype and Getting Down to Business

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198841906
eISBN:
9780191878008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841906.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The dimensions of generation, dissemination, and absorption apply in the public and social sectors, as well as in the private sector. Smart Cities initiatives have generated a lot of possibilities, ... More


Case Study: Bengaluru

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The case study considers Bengaluru (previously known as Bangalore), highlighting prospects for sharing in rapidly growing cities of the developing world. It explores some of the opportunities for ... More


Smart Cities and Smart Regulation: Accelerating Innovative Renewable Technologies in Energy Systems to Mitigate Climate Change

Anita Rønne

in Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198822080
eISBN:
9780191861161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822080.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Increasing focus on sustainable societies and ‘smart cities’ due to emphasis on mitigation of climate change is simultaneous with ‘smart regulation’ reaching the forefront of the political agenda. ... More


Tale IV: Order

Mona Abaza

in Cairo Collages: Everyday Life Practices after the Event

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145116
eISBN:
9781526152114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145123.00011
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the overwhelming role of the army in civil life and the harsher comeback of the police forces after 2011. It tackles the grandiose neo-liberal project of the New Cairo Capital ... More


Neoliberal Urbanization and Smart Cities in The Gulf Region: The Case of Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City

Remah Gharib, M. Evren Tok, and Mohammad Zebian

in Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499372
eISBN:
9780190638504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499372.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter provides a critical examination of the phases, spatialities, and temporalities of neoliberalism by studying the port cities in the Persian Gulf. It begins by situating the concept of ... More


Sharing Society: Reclaiming the City

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 4 explores the scope for the sharing city to enhance equity and social justice. It situates the sharing paradigm in contemporary theories of justice, with particular reference to just ... More


The Sharing City: Understanding and Acting on the Sharing Paradigm

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 5 aims to demonstrate how the various domains and flavors of the sharing paradigm could reinforce one another in the sharing city and on an open internet, and to outline the ways in city ... More


Case Study: Amsterdam

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The case study explores how Amsterdam’s communitarian culture based in its history of collaborative construction of canals and dykes is reflected in the modern city and its adoption of sharing ... More


The Cyber-Physical Disruption

Laura DeNardis

in The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300233070
eISBN:
9780300249330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233070.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines four emerging areas of technological innovation in which digital technologies are becoming embedded into the physical world. The digitization of everyday objects includes ... More


New Towns in the Twenty-First Century

Rosemary Wakeman

in Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346038
eISBN:
9780226346175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346175.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Conclusion serves as the book’s conclusion and summarizes the argument that the new town movement of the mid to late twentieth century carried forward the legacy of urban utopianism. It also ... More


A Governance Analysis of Transportation in India

S. Sriraman

in A Concise Handbook of the Indian Economy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199496464
eISBN:
9780199098170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496464.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Sriraman attempts to understand the impact of the governance structure in the Indian context on the provision of transport infrastructure and services. Government owned railways have taken some ... More


The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place

Germaine Halegoua

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479839216
eISBN:
9781479829101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839216.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Digital City focuses on the interface of people, urban place, and the role that digital media play in placemaking endeavors. Critics have understood digital media as forces that alienate and ... More


Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Harini Nagendra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465927
eISBN:
9780199087105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465927.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Urban and Rural Studies

In rapidly urbanizing India, cities are places of conflict between people and nature. What is the future for conservation in Indian cities? Nature in the City examines the past, present, and future ... More


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