• Building a City from Scratch: The Story of Songdo, Korea

    7 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Songdo Master Plan. Image Courtesy of KPF
    What does it take to build a smart city from nothing? Or maybe the better question is, what does it take to build a smart city from nothing and make it successful? For over a decade, architects and urban planners worked hand in hand to create Songdo , a brand new business district that sought to represent South Korean advancements in technology and infrastructure. Songdo was once a model for how we would live in cities of the future- but now, the reality of what this smart city quickly became has us rethinking how the combination of technology and...
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