Cities foster economies of scale and agglomeration
and account for about 70% of global GDP
Cities consume over two thirds of the energy and are responsible for over 70% of GHG global emissions
Linking Research to Action
Observe, Analyse and Act
Smart Urban Observatory
Cities are dynamic living organisms that are constantly evolving. ICT has turned numerous places into real-time cities. This calls for a smart real-time monitoring & evaluation, planning, management & design, and advocacy & policy, which is the mission of the smart urban observatory.