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How can cities improve the quality of life of disabled people?
The need to design inclusive cities is becoming increasingly clear across the globe. However, not all urban models being designed today meet this objective, particularly regarding disability.
Rainwater catchment systems: from cisterns to smart infrastructures
Cities around the world are designing rainwater catchment systems (RCS) in order to supply their residents with water. Although a great deal of technology is used, it is not a new element.
Which are the leading smart cities in Europe?
There are many smart cities in Europe. In recent decades, the EU has been innovating in sensorization, digitalization, connectivity, IoT and even artificial intelligence in its municipalities. However, they are not all rated the same.
Urban retrofitting: because starting from scratch is not always a good idea
Urban retrofitting presents itself as an alternative solution to demolishing or destroying, opting instead to transform urban areas that have grown as a result of excessive or dysfunctional urban planning or when the original purposes of such areas are now obsolete.