Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Smart Urban Development

Edited by Vito Bobek

Universities of Applied Sciences FH Joanneum

Debates about the future of urban development in many countries have been increasingly influenced by discussions of smart cities. Despite numerous examples of this "urban labelling" phenomenon, we know surprisingly little about so-called smart cities. This book provides a preliminary critical discussion of some of the more important aspects of smart cities. Its primary focus is on the experience of some designated smart cities, with a view to problematizing a range of elements that supposedly characterize this new urban form. It also questions some of the underlying assumptions and contradictions hidden within the concept.

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Smart Urban DevelopmentEdited by Vito Bobek

Published: February 19th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77428

ISBN: 978-1-78985-042-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-041-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-851-8

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

10094 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations


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1. Towards a Generic Framework for Smart Cities

By Hossny Azizalrahman and Valid Hasyimi


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2. The Impact of Institutional and Political Factors on Timely Adoption of Local Community Budgets

By Tatjana Horvat, Nataša Gaber Sivka and Vito Bobek


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3. Symmetrical Aspects of Urban Regeneration in Seoul

By Mi-Sun Park, Seunghee Lee and Uk Kim


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4. Application of a Metabolic Thinking Driven Sustainability Framework in Early-Stage Planning of Eco-City

By Ronald Wennersten and Yunzhu Ji


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5. Analysis of Urban Environment Sustainability in Kurdish Cities of Iran Using the Future Study Approach (Case Study: Saqqez City)

By Akbar Heydari, Mohammad Rahim Rahnama and Shadieh Heydari


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6. Smart Rainwater Management: New Technologies and Innovation

By Raseswari Pradhan and Jayaprakash Sahoo


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7. Mapping Smart Mobility Technologies at Istanbul New Airport Using the Customer Journey

By Taşkın Dirsehan


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8. Environmental Noise Mapping as a Smart Urban Tool Development

By Konstantinos Vogiatzis and Nicolas Remy


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9. Understanding Urban Mobility and Pedestrian Movement

By Marija Bezbradica and Heather J. Ruskin


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10. Dynamic Street Parking Space Using Memetic Algorithm for Optimization

By Stephen Akandwanaho and Irene Govender


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11. Cost-Benefit Evaluation Tools on the Impacts of Transport Infrastructure Projects on Urban Form and Development

By Eda Ustaoglu and Brendan Williams


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