September 15, 2018

Moscow as a Smart City

Abstract In June 2018 McKinsey published a report “Smart Cities: Digital Solutions for a More Livable Future” where Moscow was mentioned as one of the top-50 […]
July 23, 2018

“Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design” a Book Review by Andreas Huemer

The design of a city strongly influences how people in the city feel and behave. Whether the result is intentional or not, urban design defines the […]
July 3, 2018


La région de Dakar, qui occupe 0,3% du territoire national, abrite 22% de la population totale du pays avec une population estimée à 3 137 196 […]
July 3, 2018

Smart Mobility as one focus area of the “Smart City Project in Dusseldorf “

How smart is Dusseldorf`s new mobility strategy? Duesseldorf is the capital city of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia and the center of the highly urbanized Rhine-Ruhr […]
May 29, 2018

Transportation and Smart Mobility Systems in Tbilisi

Background Region overview Tbilisi has undergone serious transformations in past 25 years and this process is still ongoing. Since its foundation in the 5th century AD, […]
February 17, 2018

Revenue Administration a Key Topic for Local Governments

Financing of activities has become a key topic for local governments as cities grow and urban populations increase. Cities need more infrastructure and more services for […]
January 18, 2018

The challenge of the electric grid in “Grand Paris” project

Welcome in France! More specifically welcome to Ile-de-France, the Paris region. With more than 12 million inhabitants, Ile-de-France is the most densified region in France with […]
December 12, 2017

Case study: Displaying real-time bus occupancy levels in Seoul, South Korea

South Korea and Seoul: geographic and demographic overview South Korea is one of the world’s most densely populated and urbanized countries. Fully half the population of […]
August 11, 2017

Budapest Public Transportation System Transformation Towards the Smart City Concept

Background Budapest became a co-capital in 1873, when it was a part of Austro-Hungarian Empire. After some attempts to acquire independence Hungary found itself in the […]
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