The Italian magazine “Luce et Design” interviewed us for its April 2016 number. We talked about topics such as urban innovation strategies, smart lighting, digital art, public space and… refugees.
CityKeys not only represents one of the most serious attempts to collect Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) about smart cities so far, but also intends to provide a baseline for international recommendations on the subject and an additional tool for project decision making within cities. Open data is a key component of the project
We can make significant progress in KPIs definition, while avoiding endless (and pointless) discussions about the controversial and wasted smart city concept. City performance indicators should not provide a fixed picture of a city, but rather reflect and acknowledge its progress and direction
At the Bologna Smart City Exhibition, presenting the experience of Zaragoza, where city wifi, open source architecture and open place making form a promising mixture with the potential to become a successful experiment in engaging citizens in the making of an open city.