We round-up a range of articles looking at smart cities.
The latest ranking of UK smart cities commissioned by Huawei UK charts an increasing pack of contenders and challengers with an interesting change at the top of the table.
The pedestrian crossing reimagined as an interactive road surface and a network of sensors. We explore the Smart Crossing and explore its potential to save lives by constantly learning about our actions.
An academic conference on smart cities in book form... ideal for those looking for a deeper delve into the complex web of issues that surround the concept. Expect essays on governance, planning and societal impacts as well as technologies and applications.
As households continue to gulp down power across a range of electrically-powered devices and with no sign of demand slowing is it time to consider home power cell solutions to meet future demand?
This September a range of spaces and places normally off-limits to the general public fling open their doors. If you're coming to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to check out the Old Post Office, home to NBS, why not take in some of these other top attractions?
The role of Artificial Intelligence in helping the built environment sector make huge improvements, in terms of delivery, cost and carbon, came under the spotlight in this year's ICE Forrest Lecture.
A new smart thermostat from Johnson Controls, GLAS, has some serious style credentials and offers voice control via Microsoft's Cortana.
By 2045, an estimated 6 billion people will be living in cities. That means an enormous amount of showers flowing, toilets flushing, and sinks being filled. Dragan Savic from the University of Exeter explains why the 'invisible utility' should be at the heart of smart city plans.
What makes a city street “tick”? What gives it that essential but elusive quality of a desirable “ambience”?
The Swedish-headquartered purveyor of MALMs, EKTORPs and BILLY bookcases is set to make a play for the smart lighting market with its new TRÅDFRI range. With BSRIA estimating that the smart home and light market in the UK is set to grow by almost 30% in 2017 is it time to start specifying smart tech? We look to shed some light on the subject.
We often talk of the digital construction revolution but what are the top tech trends on a mission to transform the industry? We look to the skies, welcome our new robot overlords, and discover what a world powered by big data will deliver.
4D Hyperlocal - A cultural toolkit for the open-source city is a thought-provoking collection of essays on how the digital construction revolution is reimagining urban design, planning and community engagement as it goes.