Smart City Portraits

Explore portraits of leading smart cities from across the globe to learn more about their individual smart city strategy, key initiatives, innovative solutions and implementation best practices. Certain smart cities around the world are leading by example. By examining the approaches and solutions that are delivering the highest impact, these best practices can be more widely adopted to replicate their success.

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Smart Dublin: Future-Proofing The Irish Capital

Dublin is one of Europe’s most vibrant capital cities. Situated on the mouth of the River Liffey, this Irish metropolis

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Smart City Rotterdam: A Leading Light In Smart Innovation

The Dutch city of Rotterdam is Europe’s largest maritime port, and one of the world’s most important shipping hubs....

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Smart City Lublin: A Smart City with a Social Dimension

Lublin, with a population of 340 000 inhabitants, is the largest economic and academic center and also the only...

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Bologna: The Evolution of a Collaborative Smart City

Bologna, the seventh largest city in Italy and capital of the Emilia-Romagna region, was recently named as one of the...

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Smart City Palo Alto

A comparatively small American city in the very center of Silicon Valley, Palo Alto has thrown itself into the smart...

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Alba Iulia Smart City: A Quietly Created Hidden Champion in Europe

This city portrait is in two parts. This first part describes the ambitious plans of the Alba Iulia City Hall as it...

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Smart City Bhubaneswar: A Citizen-Centered Approach for Smart Growth

Bhubaneswar is the capital of the state of Odisha in India. Known as “the Temple City”, it is an emerging hub for...

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Seoul Smart City Portrait: Collaboration and Smart Solutions

This city portrait is in two parts. The first part, Seoul Smart City: The Power of Citizen Participation, described the...

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Seoul Smart City Portrait: The Power of Citizen Participation

This city portrait is in two parts. This first part describes the reorganization of the Seoul Municipal Government in...

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