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Smart Cities – A Move Towards Sustainability

Author: Ravi Krishnaswamy
Organisation: Frost & Sullivan
Publish Date: September 2011
Country: Global
Sector: Development
Method: Workshop
Theme: Futures
Type: Presentation
Language: English
Tags: Sustainability, Smart Cities, Mega cities, Mega regions, Mega corridors, Smarter technologies, Amsterdam


Presentation by Frost & Sullivan dealing with the evolution of smart cities of the future, the three main trends in urbanisation that will prevail, stating that over 40 global cities will be smart cities in 2020. Provides a ranking list of the top 20 smart cities in the world. Discusses smart urban planning where green is being replaced with smart. Concludes with a case study of Amsterdam that is working towards reducing CO2 emissions by 40% from the 1990 levels.
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