The Top 10 Smartest Asian/Pacific Cities
From Fast Company
January 16, 2013 - 8:00am
Which cities in Asia and Oceania are doing the best to incorporate technology to make themselves run smoothly and make life better for their citizens? How do you define the term "smart city"? Climate strategist Boyd Cohen lays it out in his smart cities wheel (see right), which looks at all the different components--mixed-modal access, green buildings, cultural vibrancy, creativity, and so on--that he believes add up to create smart cities. In recent months, Cohen has brought together a number of data sources and city rankings to create master lists of the 10 smartest cities in North America and Europe for Co.Exist. This month, he rolled out a list of the top 10 cities in Asia/Pacific over at UBM Future Cities. This time around, Cohen used more than nine data sources, including the Mercer Quality of Living report, the Siemens Green City Index, and the Brookings Institute Global Me...
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