Imagining / Doing Smart Cities – New issue out in Urban Matters!
The articles explore the imagination(s) that push cities to detach from their existing conditions and then project the urban into a future smartness. But the differene between the existing and the imagined is not only a precondition for smart city projects. It is also a consequence of smart city efforts, in the difference between what was imagined and the resulting reality.
What and who counts in smart city knowledge? A feminist epistemology for smart cities. Reflecting with Gillian Rose, Germaine Halegoua and Linda Gustafsson. By Chiara Valli
Tracing Brazilian (social) smart cities: on conceptualization, implementation, and practices. By Lorena Melgaço and Camila Freitas de Souza
Expo 67 on repeat. By Fredrik Torisson
The smart meets the creative — The disappointing parable of the first Digital Creative City in Mexico. By Adriana de la Peña
Smart urbanism and the politics of redevelopment in urban peripheries in India. By Syeda Jenifa Zahan
IIMAGE- Steve Rotman (2008, August 30) “CCTV” [Photograph]. https://www.flickr.com/photos/31018257@N00/10894491593