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The ‘Governance’ for Smart City Strategies and Territorial Planning

  • Cinzia BelloneEmail author
  • Pietro RanucciEmail author
  • Vasiliki GeropantaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 866)

Abstract

This article identifies methodologies for increasing the quality of life and acquiring a more democratic and participatory (inclusive) dimension in the new configuration of cities, in the case of smart cities. The analysis presents relevant strategies and implementation cases and investigates how ICT alter the meaning/ideas of “urban planning”, leading to an effective “governance”, of a citizen- center approach. Additional questions examine whether increasing the technological ‘networks’, allowing automation and monitoring are sufficient tools for cities’ regeneration or if matching technology with spatial participatory models that functionally insert the ‘right’ formal references in the urban planning is necessary. Public governance’s success is measured based on the “listening capacity” and the facilities that are provided to citizens. As such, the paper reviews the ability in managing existing complex interrelations between facilities and urban spaces. Finally, it retraces the historical arc aiming at analyzing and providing insights into the future.

Keywords

Smart city Territorial planning Governance 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DISUniversità degli Studi Guglielmo MarconiRomeItaly
  2. 2.Università Roma TreRomeItaly
  3. 3.R&D DepartmentUniversità degli Studi G. MarconiRomeItaly

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