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Aki Ishida

Virginia Tech

Smart cities


  • Online

    Indexing the World of Tomorrow

    Places Journal

    How the 1939 World’s Fair anticipated our current obsession with urban data science and “smart” cities.

  • Online

    Building Hyperdensity and Civic Delight

    Places Journal

    Americans are conflicted about urban development: somehow we’ve demonized both sprawl and density. Here’s the case for the hyperdense city: prosperous, sustainable, delightful.

  • Online

    Interfacing Urban Intelligence

    Places Journal

    As we build so-called “smart” cities, we need to consider the point of engagement where citizens interface with the city’s operating system.

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