SMART CITIES

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Mott MacDonald and Microsoft collaborate to deliver smart infrastructure

Mott MacDonald and Microsoft have teamed up to create a cloud-based smart infrastructure platform to help asset owners, cities and governments deliver public services that bring value to everyone.
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Cambridge set for ‘digital twin’ as part of new Urban Data Project

The Greater Cambridgeshire Partnership is set to be the first to trail the Urban Data Project, which will see the creation of a digital twin of Cambridge to collect rich data about the city.
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We need to talk about cities

How can we use city data to create urban wellbeing? Tom Leaver of Future Cities Catapult takes a look.
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City dwellers demand smart traffic to slash commute times

ATG Access, reveals that almost two-thirds (65%) of city dwellers are frustrated with the levels of congestion in their city.
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BIM adds value to intelligent buildings, says report

A new report from Navigant Research examines how building information modelling (BIM) adds value to intelligent buildings.
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More than two thirds of Brits don’t know what a smart city is

The latest study from ATG Access has found that 68% of the UK public do not know what a smart city is or the benefits it can bring.
city wellbeing

Neuroscience: A life-hack for city wellbeing?

Sam Markey of Future Cities Catapult takes a look how neuroscience can help us to better understand cities functions and turn them into healthier places.
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Revolutionising the UK’s cities: taking the first practical steps

Chris Fry, a specialist in Infrastructure & Regeneration at international design and engineering consultancy Ramboll, discusses the importance of smart city integration and takes a look at the challenges faced when updating the infrastructure of established towns and cities.
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Mayor launches roadmap to make London “world’s smartest city”

Sadiq Khan has launched a major new initiative to make London's the world's smartest city.
Proptech

London leads the way for Proptech in the built environment

Tech experts say London is the leading city in Europe when it comes to the usage of technology in the built environment, according to research from Osborne Clarke
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Building smart cities

Smart cities that harness data to improve the lives of citizens are no longer a far-off vision – they are a reality. Susie Tomson, Sustainability Director at PCSG, discusses their emergence – and a new initiative to create a blueprint for smart cities around the globe
City spaces

The rise of software cities

The technology we use is changing the way we sculpt our cities. Peter Debney of Oasys considers how software has been used in the planning process of city spaces
planning data

Why planning is ripe for innovation

Following the West Midlands Urban Tech Summit, Stefan Webb and Joseph Bailey talk about the importance of opening up planning data and working with Birmingham City Council to understand the impact of new developments
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Creating smart city visions of the future

The concept of smart city visions is advancing across the globe. But what will they look like and how will they work? Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells and Alexandra Whittington of Fast Future explore the possibilities

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