By 2050, 66 percent of the world’s population is expected to live in cities. In parallel with the growing cities, we will face the growth of energy consumption and CO2 emissions. There is now an urgent need for new, better, and more integrated solutions to ensure good and livable cities.
Developing smart cities is first and foremost about combining information technologies with buildings and infrastructure in ways that that works for people and help solve the challenges environmental and social challenges that our cities and our planet face. The sustainable and inclusive city of the future demands even better and more comprehensive urban planning.