Infrastructure & Development / Asia Wide

The age of smart cities: How does Asia fare?

by Gwyneth Cheng

Let’s face it—today’s urban lifestyles are unsustainable. We simply consume and dump more resources than our planet can replenish. While Asia’s smart cities promise to solve some sustainability issues and make urban environments more liveable, the most successful are also often the wealthiest, leaving most of Asia’s urban poor to their own devices.
Will Asia’s cities get the hang of going smart?