With nearly 70 per cent of the world’s population expected to live in towns and cities by 2050, rapid urbanisation is one of the biggest challenges of our time, putting unprecedented pressure on transportation systems, utilities and the environment. But emerging technologies are affording new, smarter ways to maintain, build and interact with infrastructure in an effort to make urbanisation more manageable
Digitisation is revolutionising the way infrastructure is built and maintained, giving organisations the ability to track a dazzling variety of datasets to better inform decisions
Building infrastructure can result in a complicated and disjointed project desperately in need of digital technologies to connect all parties
Faced with a rising global water shortage, cities can no longer pour away precious resources and must recycle wastewater
Leading fintech cities, including London and Berlin, should not be complacent because there are emerging centres of excellence snapping at their heels
We map the 11 cities in the race for the 2021 crown
Marseilles Given its gritty past, it was perhaps no surprise that Marseilles stars as the setting for the Netflix series starring Gérard Depardieu as the coke-snorting mayor. Yet France’s second city has undergone a huge metamorphosis from criminal to cultural capital of the Mediterranean and, in 2013, was crowned European capital of culture. As part of [Read more]
The proliferation of metro systems has rocketed over recent decades, as decision-makers from all corners of the globe recognise their huge potential to enable cities to thrive.As metro continues to grow we take a look at the regional split of metro systems across the world.