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Digital, Intelligent, Smart Cities: Ten years books

This collection of books from 2000 to 2010 examines the role and contribution of information technologies, the Internet, innovation ecosystems and institutions to the making of the 21st century cities.

Books are presented by chronological order of publication and summaries are by the authors or publishers.

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ABC’s of 21st Century Cities

“Cities will be smart. They will be more beautiful, more exquisitely made in parts and more assembled ad hoc in other parts. More resourceful and more transparently knowable. Unlike today’ s “dumb cities’ that sit like the dead materials that they are, future cities will be alive in a Biomimicry sense, evolving, learning, and growing.” Continue reading