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Do Smart Cities Work in Developing Countries?

August 25th, 2022
Smart Cities

Webinar: The Impact of MicroMobility on the Built Environment

April 12th, 2022
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Smart Cities

The Role of Buildings in a Smart City’s Circular Economy

“A growing and wealthier global population are straining the biocapacity of our planet. In the densely populated and prosperous Netherlands, for example, we consume more than three times what the Dutch ecosystem can produce, while globally we consume 1.7 times what the Earth can produce. The current rate of resource consumption is unsustainable, both for […]

Smart Cities

Transforming Sin City with a Digital Twin

The US city of Las Vegas has become the second urban area to join Cityzenith’s Clean Cities – Clean Future initiative – a campaign aimed at helping most polluted urban centres become carbon neutral, by donating the company’s Digital Twin platform SmartWorldPro2 to targeted cities, one at a time. The announcement last week outlined a significant […]

Smart Cities

Citizens Remain the Seoul of the City in South Korea

The recent and tragic building collapse in Surfside, Miami, is just one of a number of high-profile building-related catastrophes we have seen in recent years. From the 23-story Grenfell Tower fire in London, UK, in 2017 to the partial collapse of a 15-story building in Houston, Texas, in 2020, to a spate of similar tragedies […]

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Smart Buildings

Podcast #5: Driving Smart Building Innovation Through Academia!

In this new Podcast series, Memoori explores the intersection between technology and commercial real estate through interesting conversations. Driving Smart Building Innovation Through Academia! In episode #5 we talk to Elena Malakhatka, PhD Candidate at KTH Live-in-Lab, discussing the important role that academia plays in driving smart building innovation & how academia interacts with commercial […]

Smart Cities

Scandinavian Minimalist Design Seeps into Smart Urban Development

Scandinavian design is a design movement characterized by simplicity, minimalism, democracy, and functionality that emerged from the five Scandinavian nations in the early 20th century and has flourished across the world since the 1950s. Scandinavian designers are known especially for household goods including furniture, textiles, ceramics, lamps, and glass, but the Scandinavian design phenomenon has […]

Smart Cities

Autodesk Continues its Digital Construction Crusade with Spacemaker.ai Acquisition

Last week, US-based software giant Autodesk announced the acquisition of Norway-based urban development startup Spacemaker.ai for a reported $240 million. The all-cash-deal is the latest in a string of acquisitions that repeatedly underline Autodesk’s determination to drive the digital evolution in the infamously antiquated construction sector. For a company that also serves the engineering, manufacturing, […]

Smart Cities

It Wouldn’t Be the First Time that Disease Reshaped our Built Environment

Are the open-plan office, co-working, and hotdesking all dead? Is remote working the new normal? Will our commercial real estate ever be the same again? These are the questions swirling around the buildings industry as we look ahead to the mysterious post-COVID landscape. “We are, at this moment, probably prone to overthinking a pandemic’s influence […]

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