Nine interesting facts about the Las Vegas Sphere (and what they tell us about the architecture of tomorrow)
Autor | Lucía Burbano It had to be in Las Vegas, an architecturally heterodox and strident city, clearly aimed at the entertainment sector, where a pioneering project like Sphere would be launched. The largest LED screen with the highest resolution in the world is the new attraction of the Mecca of the casinos, which is […]
In November 2023, the U.S. Mayoral Roundtable, led by George Burciaga, was recognized at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona with the Governance and Economy Award, honoring his trailblazing work in the smart city sector. A Chicago visionary, Burciaga’s innovative strategies have addressed critical urban challenges in the United States, particularly those exacerbated […]
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The World Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is independent, impartial and not tied to any […]
Eurocities is the network of major European cities, with over 200 of Europe’s largest cities to improve the lives of over 130 million residents across 38 countries. We work in all areas of interest for cities, from culture to mobility, environment to social affairs, economic development to smart cities. We facilitate learning experiences between cities […]
ICLEI is a global network of local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development and is active in 125+ countries. ICLEI Europe supports local governments in implementing the European Green Deal, the overarching EU strategy for climate neutrality, to build more resilient and equitable communities.
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