Whether you call it a smart city, a connected city or, even better, a smart region, digitalisation is primarily all about improving and offering new services to citizens and then to the persons behind local policies in order to allow them to run the city more effectively.
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Thursday January 28th, 2016
Alejandro Aravena wins the Pritzker Architecture Prize
This year, the Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena won the prestigious Pritzker Prize, which is considered the Nobel Prize of architecture. Aravena is known for his commitment to improving social issues; he is also the architect for one of the “suspended cabins” for the Jan Michalski Foundation, built by Losinger Marazzi. The Pritzker Prize, sponsored by the […]
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