TRANSDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATION TO SHAPE SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
What is a next-generation city?
Next-generation cities are inclusive, connected, collaborative, ecological, healthy and mobile.
A next-generation city has transformed towards a sustainable zero-carbon infrastructure and focuses on inhabitants’ quality of life and their relationships. It encourages engagement and collaboration between all affected stakeholders to ensure that urban communities are empowered, resilient, prosperous and equitable.
“Neighbourhoods and cities of the future should be more than smart — they need to be places where people can live and thrive.”
— Ursula Eicker, Canada Research Chair in
Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Communities and Cities