For the book ‘A smart city, this is how you do it – Connected, flexible and meaningful: make the real future city’ of the Future City Foundation, nine design agencies were asked about their future vision of the smart city.
Brainport Smart District
Unlike everything UNStudio has previously designed, the urban vision for Brainport Smart District is a flexible network that will evolve around the demands of the residents. Instead of a design that is completely fixed, the design includes a flexible framework that can be implemented based on user requirements. The ambition is to realize a sustainable, circular and socially cohesive neighbourhood that benefits from joint energy generation, food production, water management, joint digital data management and revolutionary transport systems. As such, the development will be characterized by the application of the latest technologies and knowledge, making it a living lab. The BSD has been introduced as a data and information sharing framework that can enrich the efficiency of landscapes, buildings and public spaces while providing seamless connectivity.
This is a pre-publication of the book “A smart city, this is how you do it – Connected, flexible and meaningful: make the real future city”. With theory in the form of essays. And few practical examples of how our regions, cities and villages have already changed. Want to read more? Go to this page to order the book for free.
The original version of the book is in Dutch, click here to order the original edition. From this book is made an English summary. In the English version, we focus on trends.