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Technology and the City : Systems, Applications and Implications (Hardcover) (Tan Yigitcanlar)
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This book investigates and reveals the interplay between smart technologies and cities, a topic that has gained incredible currency in urban studies in recent years.
Beginning with an elaboration of the historical significance of technologies in economic growth, social progress and urban development, the author then goes on to introduce the most prominent smart urban information technologies before demonstrating the use of these technologies in various smart urban systems.
The book then showcases some of the most significant cases of smart city best practice from across the globe before discussing the magnitude and prospects of smart technologies and systems for our cities and societies.