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European Commission Kicks Off iWIDGET Water Efficiency Project

March 12, 2013 - in Projects, Water

iWIDGET is a €5 million European Commission project aimed at improved water efficiencies through the use of novel information communication technologies (ICT) for integrated supply-demand side management. iWIDGET stands for “Improved Water efficiency through…

The Innovative Metropolis: Fostering Economic Competitiveness through Sustainable Urban Design

March 3, 2013 - in Announcement, Smart Cities

As global cities have embraced sustainable urban design and entrepreneurism, their strategies can serve as a source of inspiration and new knowledge to…

The Sustainable Cities Design Academy: Call for Applications

January 19, 2013 - in Smart Cities

The American Architectural Foundation (AAF) announces the Sustainable Cities Design Academy’s (SCDA) 2013 Call for Applications and encourages public-private…

Sustainable Cities: Innovative Urban Planning in Singapore

October 11, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Urban administrators face huge challenges to make cities more sustainable. From traffic jams and inefficient buildings to social inequality and housing, the problems are complex and hard to tackle — but not insurmountable. Some cities are forging ahead with…

Groundbreaking Infrastructure Projects Fuel ‘Cities of the Future’

July 3, 2012 - in Smart Cities

The development of sustainable urban infrastructure is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. With more than half of the global population already squeezed into cities that, collectively, make up less than two percent of the planet's land cover,…

Groundbreaking Infrastructure Projects Fuel 'Cities of the Future'

July 3, 2012 - in Smart Cities

The development of sustainable urban infrastructure is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. With more than half of the global population already squeezed into cities that, collectively, make up less than two percent of the planet's land cover,…