Examples of Smart Cities Collaborative Projects:
Zenciti is a smart city designed from the ground up, built on the experience of leaders in urbanism and technology as a prototype for the future. The University of Miami’s School of Architecture (SoA) and the Center for Computational Science (CCS) will be collaborating with IT leaders in the Yucatán to create ZenCiti, a “smart city” expected to revolutionize the IT world with its integration of technology into everyday life.. Read more . . .
MAP is an interactive online tool that provides rich data about affordable housing and development. Housing affordability is a significant and growing challenge in Miami-Dade County, as it is in numerous metropolitan regions around the nation. Access to housing that is affordable for a wide range of residents is crucial for attracting and retaining a talented workforce and promoting economic growth and prosperity in our cities. Read more . . .
This mapping project is an Ongoing Collaboration between the University of Miami School of Architecture (SoA) and Center for Computational Science. More than half the current global population lives in cities. United Nations projections estimate that this number will rise to 70 percent by 2050. About 32% of this current urban population—1 billion people—reside in an urban geography that is often literally off the map, illegal, and generally beyond the reach of government services and infrastructure. Read more . . .
This conference gathers leaders in academia, professional practice, and industry to examine the Smart Cities phenomenon in relation to emerging trends and technology. This year’s topics TBA soon . . .
Gridics’ zonar.city software is designed to integrate with any city’s zoning code to allow the city to expedite development plan reviews, to conduct real-time 3D development scenarios, and to visually test proposed zoning code changes.
MIAMI, Fla. (February 24, 2017)—The inaugural Smart Cities Miami Conference, hosted last week by the School of Architecture and the Center for Computational Science (“CCS”), brought industry visionaries, technology experts, government planners, and the public together to focus on the “disruptive power” that the mobilization of new technology will have in our cities and on […]
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