Sustainable Urban Development

How Cities Are Blowing It: New Research Reveals Three Failures

Written December 15th, 2011 by
Categories: Energy Business, Opinion, Sustainable Urban Development
How Cities Are Blowing It: New Research Reveals Three Failures

Smart Grid News founding editor Jesse Berst summarizes a recent report, “Information Marketplaces, The New Economics of Cities,” that describes business opportunities cities are passing up by not fully utilizing the data that pours out of their smart infrastructures. Read the rest of this entry »

Sustainable Cities: There’s an App for That

Written December 3rd, 2011 by
Categories: Podcasts, Radio Programs, Sustainable Urban Development
Sustainable Cities: There’s an App for That

Sustainable urban development is a new way of thinking for American cities. Technology is emerging to help planners, architects and residents make the transition — and address the converging pressures of rapid growth and decaying infrastructure. The question isn’t whether to use technology to make cities more sustainable, it’s how best to use it. Three experts on sustainably built cities discuss the answers with Denis Du Bois. Read the rest of this entry »

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