smart cities

Using GIS in Government Guides

Liam Oakwood

Here are two guides for using GIS in government.

View of a section of Berkeley, California from the Fast 3D City Model Generation, Christian Früh.

Automatic Acquisition of 3D City Models


This concept paper on the automatic acquisition of 3D city models was written by Venugopalan Nair who is the Senior Manager of Geo Spatial Services at SBL.

Songdo is a new South Korean "smart city" build from scratch on 1,500 acres of reclaimed land. Map from Songdo IBD.

How to Build a Smart City in Twenty Steps

Elizabeth Borneman

Lessons learned from urban planning projects around the world have been summarized into a short, 20-step do-it-yourself guide to building a Smart City.

Streetscape design using CityEngine. Source: Esri

Geodesign to Create Smarter Cities and Adaptable Landscapes

GIS Contributor

Nadia Amoroso writes about geodesign and the geodesign technology platform offered by Esri as it pertains to Smart Cities.

How Spatial Big Data Underpins Smart Cities


Underpinning any smart city program is trusted geospatial information; one single source of reliable, location-specific data.

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