What’s Smart Growth got to do with Smart Cities? Searching for the ‘Smart City Region’ in Greater Seattle

Journal title TERRITORIO
Author/s Yonn Dierwechter
Publishing Year 2018 Issue 2017/83
Language English Pages 8 P. 48-55 File size 281 KB
DOI 10.3280/TR2017-083006
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The us-based smart growth planning policy movement both preceded and arguably provided an important conceptual antecedent for later smart city research. However, the empirical relationships between the two programs are insufficiently developed. This paper reviews smart growth in Greater Seattle, arguing for more research on how the two concepts might in fact relate to one another within the context to a wider regional development sensitivity. The paper concludes that the smart city-region could arguably replace both smart growth and smart cities in future urban research

Keywords: Smart growth; smart cities; regional development; Greater Seattle; smart city-region

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Yonn Dierwechter, What’s Smart Growth got to do with Smart Cities? Searching for the ‘Smart City Region’ in Greater Seattle in "TERRITORIO" 83/2017, pp 48-55, DOI: 10.3280/TR2017-083006