Richard Forster reports from Brasilia, which following the successful staging of seven World Cup matches, is bidding to have its stadium officially rated the most sustainable in the worldRead more
Intelligent software and cloud-based solutions have the potential to revolutionise a city’s mobility. Nick Michell looks at new software developed by Siemens that allows city managers to monitor and maintain traffic lights and detectors from any location in the world using a private cloudRead more
Anna Lisa Boni took up her new post as Secretary General of EUROCITIES, the Brussels-based network of major European cities, on 19 June. She spoke with Jonathan Andrews about how she believes that cities are the engines to drive Europe out of its economic slump and if cities are to innovate, they must network more with each otherRead more
Cape Town is celebrating its new found honour as the World Design Capital 2014 but as Roman Rollnick observes from his recent visit, the city has a long way to go in bridging the urban divide between its residentsRead more
Organised in cooperation with the United Nations, the URBAN FUTURE Global Conference 2014 in Austria from 18-19 November will host over 120 high profile international speakers and up to 1,200 delegates from Europe and beyond, making it the premier smart city event in Central Europe. Register now to enjoy a 30 percent discount off your registration fee.
To help future-proof world cities, the World Cities Conference is set to take place in London on 9-10 October 2014. Organised by London First and CIR Magazine, the two-day event that will take a holistic look at how cities can be made safer, more secure, smarter and more resilient by better predictive, protective and responsive measures.
Cape Town has unveiled the first ‘green’ transport facility in South Africa that generates its own electricity, enabling it to operate off the electricity grid. At the same time, all the water used at the Wallacedene taxi rank, besides drinking water, is provided for through rooftop rainwater harvesting and recycling.
Richard Forster reports from Brasilia, which following the successful staging of seven World Cup matches, is bidding to have its stadium officially rated the most sustainable in the world