Building Smart and Sustainable Cities and Regions

Oct 18 – Oct 18 at 8–10am
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY 10012
Organized by Center for Architecture

This program is related to the exhibition The Future of the New York Metropolitan Area: The Fourth Regional Plan.

From transportation to affordable housing to climate resilience, cities across the world are discovering unique ways to become smarter and more sustainable. On October 18, join Regional Plan Association and the Consulate General of Sweden for Building Smart & Sustainable Cities and Regions,” presentations and discussions of current trends and future work.

Speakers from Sweden’s Viable City Initiative, a partnership among national and local government, academia, and business to promote research and applications of smart city technologies in transportation and energy efficiency, Econsult and ESI Thought Lab, a group currently undertaking a global study of value of smart city technologies with input from government, business and citizens, and Microsoft will share ideas about the future of our cities.

Allan Larsson, Chair, Sweden’s Viable Cities initiative
Richard Voith, Principal and President, Econsult and ESI Thought Lab
John Farmer, Director, Technology and Civic Innovation, Microsoft

NYC’s architecture and design month features hundreds of events, tours, and exhibitions organized by more than 60 partners across the five boroughs.
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