Tag Archives: smart cities

Architects & Smart Cities

When I hear questions like, “why aren’t architects in Smart Cities?”, I would like to answer that architects should not be in Smart Cities. Cities are built by creative and qualified people. There must be creative, innovative citizens who are bent on sharing knowledge, ideas, and dreams.

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New chief editor for Smart Cities Magazine

Over more than 20 years of experience has a journalist, editor and blogger, Vitor Pereira was awarded on March 2015, with the “Premium Personality SmartCitiesLive”, being recognized by his contribution on promoting Portugal’s territory and cities. Furthermore, it is often invited to the most multiple conferences of this field. Smart Cities Event in Amsterdam or the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona are some examples.

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Left a piece of my heart in YinChuan

The TM Forum event was like a monkey wrench that put in huge nuts and bolts and fixed them in place perfectly. It was the event they organized that showed Yinchuan to the world. And the Chinese city agreed to open up and show itself off. Firstly, with the China-Arab States Expo that was held there, and later with the initiatives announced to further advance the Smart City. One of these initiatives is the creation of the Smart Cities World Innovtion Centre in partnership with ZTE. The objective of this centre is to bring together international efforts to establish Smart Cities case studies, standards and good practices with the aim of serving cities and towns throughout the world.

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The New York Times organizes a unique conference on Smart Cities

Interact with policymakers and participate in interactive sessions, connecting with more than 300 leaders in key industries of American society (architects, government officials, sustainability, construction and development, transportation, non-profit organizations, technology, marketing and communication, education, retail companies and industry, etc.).

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Top 4 Portuguese Smart Cities: Bragança, Lisbon, Oporto and Oeiras

This study, presented in Lisbon at the Analytical Cities event, organized by the Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy, was developed with the intent of creating an independent evaluation instrument, creating reference points and pointing out the good practices in areas such as energy, environment, government, mobility, buildings, services and communication. Este estudo, apresentado em Lisboa no evento das Cidades Analíticas, organizado pelo Ministério do Ambiente e Ordenamento do Território e Energia, foi desenvolvido com o intuito de criar um instrumento independe de avaliação, criar pontos de referência e apontar as boas práticas em áreas como energia, meio ambiente, governo, mobilidade, edifícios e serviços e comunicação.

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