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Unlimited Cities is a digital collaborative...

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Unlimited Cities is a digital collaborative platform to consult citizen’s imagination for urban planning. It’s under process in France, Finland, Deutschland, Nederlands, Brazil, and created by UFO. “A...
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fun stuff, this is an example of a potential tool for urban planning, but it needs to move past ideas and into a systematic project where urban residents are participants, planners, enablers, funders, etc.

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lauryn burkhalter's curator insight, January 24, 2013 9:03 AM

fun stuff, this is an example of a potential tool for urban planning, but it needs to move past ideas and into a systematic project where urban residents are participants, planners, enablers, funders, etc.

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Unlimited Cities is a digital collaborative...

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Unlimited Cities is a digital collaborative platform to consult citizen’s imagination for urban planning. It’s under process in France, Finland, Deutschland, Nederlands, Brazil, and created by UFO. “A...
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fun stuff, this is an example of a potential tool for urban planning, but it needs to move past ideas and into a systematic project where urban residents are participants, planners, enablers, funders, etc.

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lauryn burkhalter's curator insight, January 24, 2013 9:03 AM

fun stuff, this is an example of a potential tool for urban planning, but it needs to move past ideas and into a systematic project where urban residents are participants, planners, enablers, funders, etc.

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50 Sensor applications for a Smarter World. Get Inspired!

50 Sensor applications for a Smarter World. Get Inspired! | Urban Planning in the Virtual Space | Scoop.it
More than 50 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020, but this new connectivity revolution has already started. Libelium publishes a compilation of 50 cutting edge Internet of Things applications grouped by vertical markets.

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Nat Sones's curator insight, March 4, 2013 9:41 AM

Internet of things, world of connection. The cities of today and tomorrow will be as driven by devices as individual people are now. 

Paco Prieto's curator insight, April 5, 2013 6:15 AM

Muy interesante. !! Fantásticas aplicaciones en el mundo del agua !! @juanpaespi

roberto gilli's curator insight, September 25, 2013 1:41 AM

Great list of applications of sensors grids.

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What’s The Future Of The Sharing Economy?

What’s The Future Of The Sharing Economy? | Urban Planning in the Virtual Space | Scoop.it
In San Francisco, you can find the “Airbnb-of-everything." Just as Airbnb capitalized on the fact that many of us have a spare bed, bedroom, or even apartment from which we’d gladly make some money, many other industries have followed suit.

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Smart Roads


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judycurtis's curator insight, January 9, 2013 7:17 AM

Bridges, roads, safety, traffic, noise, air pollution -- wireless sensor devices are adapted to smart roads applications and smart cities deployments. 

Libelium talks about the billion dollar opportunity that Smart Roads presents in the era of IoT.

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Are some cities smarter? - Forbes

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Cities are a lot like brains, says evolutionary cognitive scientist Mark Changizi, who means it in a sense stronger than mere metaphor. In this first of a series of “city-brains” pieces, Changizi discusses some of the false signs of a smart city.

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Don't Reinvent The Wheel, Steal It: An Urban Planning Award for Cities That Copy - Cities - GOOD

Don't Reinvent The Wheel, Steal It: An Urban Planning Award for Cities That Copy - Cities - GOOD | Urban Planning in the Virtual Space | Scoop.it
The world's 567,000 mayors should be poaching each other's good ideas, not reinventing the wheel.

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Smart Cities + Green Megaprojects of the Future

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For many years, architects and city planners from around the world have been trying to create the green ideal: an entire city built to strict environmental standards- highly functional while still retaining aesthetic value.

 

Here’s a look at some green building and community design that caught our attention in recent months and may (or may not) become reality in the next several years. Their physical footprints may be large, but by using features such as wind power, solar, rainwater recycling and advanced air quality controls, their carbon footprints don't have to be...


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Mercor's curator insight, January 2, 2013 3:33 AM

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Norm Miller's curator insight, January 2, 2013 1:32 PM

This is going beyond Mazdar in Dubai.  The reality is that we need to transform existing cities since starting from scratch is rare.  We need to retrofit cities more than build new ones, but still it is interesting.

Alexandre Pépin's curator insight, March 4, 2013 3:31 AM

 

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10 Walkability Steps To Know In Urban Planning

Natural Resources talks about 10 steps in urban planning that focus on
raising the walkability of neighborhoods.

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