Posts Tagged "School of Architecture"



Inaugural SMART CITIES MIAMI Conference February 23 & 24

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 our lives. “We are at the threshold of significant...

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CCS & School of Architecture to build smart city in Yucatán Peninsula

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. In March 2016, the CCS partnered with “Heuristic,” the Yucatán State Government’s Information Technologies Innovation Center. The SoA then joined the...

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Mapping Informal Cities

Mapping Informal Cities is a collaboration with the School of Architecture. This Places & Spaces: Mapping Science project provided on-site documentation of informal settlements in 11 Southern Hemisphere cities. Mike Singer, in "Putting the World’s Informal Cities on the Map: The fastest growing cities and neighborhoods are the ones architects and planners know the least about, writes:  "Since World War II, the global population...

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