forest sensors

Urban Smart Forests

Prepared by Ian Seiferling Scope of Analysis Urban trees and green infrastructure (GI) can play a role in urban heat island (UHI) mitigation: reducing building energy requirements via surface shading …

citylights

Hybrid KPI for Smart Cities Applications

Prepared by Joshua Tan and Sokwoo Rhee Scope Cities are complex systems, and cities—i.e. local governments, local institutions, and private contractors—provide many services, each of which must be evaluated in …

public toilet at Civic Center, San Francisco

Detecting Patterns of Public Drug Abuse

Prepared by Joshua Tan Scope of Analysis A drug epidemic has hit America. According to the CDC, 78 Americans die from an opiod overdose every day, and more people have …

energy_activation

Local Activity Patterns and Public Realm Impact

Prepared by Elizabeth Christoforetti Scope of Analysis Planners, policy makers and designers are successfully measuring economic relationships and urban mobility at the scale of census tracts and municipal boundaries, and …