Smarter Cities: Town Centres

Smart Cities can be a slippery concept, meaning different things to different people. At the heart of smart cities discussions is the idea that by using new technologies we can improve the way we build our cities and delivery services to residents. On 7th September, we held the first in a series of workshops designed to explore what Smarter … [Read more...]

Smarter Cities: Town Centres workshop

Smart Cities are a hot topic, with great potential to address intractable urban problems through innovation – and with all hype and uncertainty that come with new areas of endeavour. Getting started with smart-city technologies and systems can seem overwhelming, but there are good reasons to engage. Join us as we kick off our Smarter Cities … [Read more...]

Future London Leaders 15: Proposals for London

Future London Leaders Round 15 wrapped on 14th June with ‘Proposals for London’ about Smarter Cities, tying in with our 2017 Smarter Cities programme. The final task before graduation, this was an invitation to combine research with out-of-the-box thinking and personal experience. In addition to leadership skills sessions, the FLL15 programme … [Read more...]

New programme: Smarter Cities

Smart Cities are a hot topic, seemingly offering huge scope for innovation to help solve intractable urban problems. But the concept can be hard to pin down, let alone integrate into the complex work already carried out by London’s local authorities and built environment sector. At the moment, getting started with Smart Cities projects can seem … [Read more...]