Book Description

The intelligence of a city is the capacity to learn: to learn the past, its history and the culture of its territory. Unlike the smart city, we do not build a city from scratch and there is nothing, there is no smart city standard car intelligence is measured this ability to fit into a territorial dynamic, a story and a culture. Continuous learning through instantaneous feedback provides the digital to understand and map the urban system and driver.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Foreword
  3. Introduction
  4. 1 What Do We Mean by “Smart City” and Where Does This Idea Come From?
    1. 1.1. Not-so-smart smart cities!
    2. 1.2. The smoke and mirrors of smart cities
    3. 1.3. Other mirrors for other smoke: cities of the creative classes
    4. 1.4. So what is a “smart city”?
  5. 2 The Challenges of Urban Development in the Context of the Third Industrial Revolution
    1. 2.1. The demographic and economic challenges: toward a change in economic model
    2. 2.2. Geopolitical challenges: the polar shift in development in favor of the south-west and the different strategies among industrialized and emerging countries
    3. 2.3. Energy transfer: the fossil fuel curse is not about to disappear
    4. 2.4. The six breakthroughs in urban development based on smart cities
  6. 3 What Makes a City Smart?
    1. 3.1. Lessons from medieval cities
    2. 3.2. A city is a system of life
    3. 3.3. Smart territory
    4. 3.4. Are metropolises smart territories?
    5. 3.5. A city is not a collection of smarties
    6. 3.6. The dangers of a technocentric approach
  7. 4 New Sciences of Cities
    1. 4.1. The more or less sympathetic myths of the ideal city
    2. 4.2. A city is an imbalanced system
    3. 4.3. Smart city: an autopoietic system
    4. 4.4. A city must be designed as a “system of systems”
  8. 5 Smart City in Action
    1. 5.1. Two cities that should not exist: Norilsk and Singapore
    2. 5.2. Pilot projects
    3. 5.3. The worksites of the smart city
  9. Conclusion
  10. References
  11. Index
  12. End User License Agreement