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What is a smart city?




The Urban Age Conference saw a host of famed urbanists and urban specialists descend on London. The theme for the conference was the Electric City which draws focus to the combined effects of technological innovation and the global environmental crisis on the world’s cities.

(Read our Day 1 and Day 2 review of the Conference by Melissa Meyer.)

So what is a smart city? Here are several interviews with delegates at the conference which challenge the notion of a Smart City. “If smart cities are the answer, then what is the question?”

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Rashiq Fataar

Founder and MD at Future Cape Town

Rashiq Fataar is the founder, Editor in Chief and Managing Director of Future Cape Town.