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Smart Cities of the future - Drew Hemment

Date: 19 November 2010

Dr Drew Hemment, Associate Director of ImaginationLancaster at LICA and founder of FutureEverything, has written an article in The Guardian about Smart Cities of the future. He says universities and software developers designing solutions with local communities are the key to the evolution of Smart Cities. He is also quoted in the introduction to The Guardian's supplement on Smart Cities , following a roundtable debate with several CEOs from Councils around the country.

Drew isalso amember of the Centre for Mobilities Research at Lancaster University.

News website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/smarter-cities/community-is-king

This item was reported in: The Guardian on 23/11/2010

 

Further information

Associated staff: Drew Hemment (Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts)

Associated departments and research centres: Centre for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe), Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Sociology

Keywords: Cities, Community, Community cohesion, Community development, Community engagement, Community involvement, Urban design, Urban sustainability

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