Design of Smart City Evaluation Based on the Theory of “White Bi”

  • Xinying Wu
  • Minggang Yang
  • Xinxin Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 903)


With the continuous development of information and communication technology, smart cities have become the dominant slogan for building cities. Smart cities are new plans created to solve common problems in cities. The current perspective focuses on the integration of smart cities and technologies, and believes that smart cities are a combination of digital and technology, information and communication, ignoring the function of cities. The aesthetics of “White Bi” theory focusing on function and essence is precisely the guiding ideology missing in the construction of contemporary smart cities. This article takes the ancient Chinese “White Bi” philosophy as the starting point and guides the development concept of the smart city, so that the smart city construction pays attention to the essence of the city and restores the city function. In view of the construction of the current smart city, an effective design theory reference is proposed. Let the smart city form a new model of “integral”, “intelligent”, “harmonious” and “functional” in the future.


Smart city Theory of “White Bi” Sustainable design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Art, Design and MediaEast China University of Science and TechnologyShanghaiChina

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