Tag:smart cities

The Cooperative City

Smart cities need smart citizens. A growing movement of initiatives and startups, harnessing social media and using top-notch technology, aims to give...

Smart City Vienna

From San Diego to Copenhagen, from Vienna to Singapore, everybody wants to become a smart city. But how do you upgrade the world's most livable city? ...

Is Vienna Smart?

Define smartIt’s hard to grumble in Vienna. Public transportation runs on time, a woman can safely walk home at night, the cycling paths make se...

Smart Urbanism: Utopian Vision or False Dawn?

Smart cities claim to improve the lives, productivity and eco-balance of their citizens. A new collection of essays questions whether the vision lives...

Back to The Future

Thoughts from our expert on design, gadgets and joie de vivreWhen I think about the not-so-distant future, sure, I see food printers, hologram i...

Smart Minds Think Alike

How smart is Vienna? Four pioneers of building a smart city share a sense of how far we’ve come, and how far we still have to goGeraldine Fitzpatr...

A Letter from Renate Brauner

For years Renate Brauner has been a key player in the planning and follow-through on Vienna’s Smart City initiative. She wrote you a letter about how...