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Singapore is a great example of a 'smart nation' and that was highlighted during the F1 race in September, says one expert.
With congestion a problem for cities all over the world, could making public transport free ease gridlock and help the environment?
As the world population grows and worries about dwindling resources and climate change rise, solutions for a more sustainable city are emerging.
Using technology and architecture, Hamburg and Songdo are two cities striving to be sustainable - what makes them so special?
With urban space at a premium, how is Building Information Modeling (BIM), being used to design and plan sustainable cities of the future?
Our cities are getting bigger, with pollution a real problem - how can citizens create environments where nature and concrete co-exist?
Security is a huge concern in cities throughout the world: how are police using technology to predict where crimes are going to take place?
CNBC's Tom Mackenzie explores the latest technology when it comes to building the places that most of us across the globe call home.
In the final episode of our theme week on 'Innovation Cities,' Tom Mackenzie takes a look at the new technology designed to help make us all more secure.
CNBC's Tom Mackenzie sets out to find out what's being done to get city dwellers around quickly, cheaply and with the least impact on the environment.
How are apps making our homes smarter, more intuitive, and cost effective?
Ayesha Khanna, Director of the Hybrid Reality Institute, a research and advisory group that focuses on the evolution of technology, explains why increased city surveillance is essential.
Jonathan Collins, Principal Analyst at technology market research firm, ABI Research discusses health apps.
Prof Dr Uwe Krueger, CEO of Atkins, discusses future-proofing major cities.
As cities tackle pollution through regulation, new technology is helping city residents keep a personal track on their health.
Aide Tomer, Senior Research Associate, Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution says city planners can't keep building roads to solve congestion issues.
In the first part of our themed week on Innovation Cities, CNBC's Tom Mackenzie takes a look at what's being done right now to make our cities more sustainable.
John Fitzgerald, CEO, Asia Pacific at the Urban Land Institute discusses Beijing's urbanization progress as investors anticipate land reforms from the Third Plenum meeting.
Peter Lindlahr, managing director at hySolutions, discusses sustainable cars and how they can be used to help the environment.
Wolfgang Schmidt, state secretary for the City of Hamburg, discusses what makes Hamburg a leading sustainable city.