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  Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and optimization tools for smart cities: designing for sustainability
Pardalos P., Th. Rassia S., Tsokas A., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2022. 243 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030844-58-5)

The book’s 11 chapters deal with digital “vitalism” in cities, unbuildable cities, smart cities and identities, services and data representation of information and communication technology (ICT), strategies for passers-by, electr...

May 22 2023
  Organizing smart buildings and cities: promoting innovation and participation
Magnaghi E., Flambard V., Mancini D., Jacques J., Gouvy N., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2021. 200 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030606-06-0)

Cities, institutions, and buildings aim to address the following:...

Oct 6 2022
   The art of immutable architecture
Perry M., Apress, New York, NY, 2020. 444 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-484259-54-2)

Here is a crazy idea: imagine an information technology (IT) solution where the only persistent memory is write-once, read-many (WORM), or a database without update and delete commands. This book claims such immutable data stores form ...

Aug 19 2021
  Adaptive architecture and personal data
Schnädelbach H., Jäger N., Urquhart L. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 26(2): 1-31, 2019.  Type: Article

This paper focuses on the implications of sensors embedded in buildings to make the buildings responsive to people. An important issue is privacy. One reason these privacy issues are important is the European Union’s General ...

Nov 20 2020
  The alphabet and the algorithm
Carpo M., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011. 190 pp.  Type: Book

Reaching from the Middle Ages on into the 1990s, this book has a broad sweep and a narrow focus, and follows the changes in the designer’s work during that period. For reasons of Carpo’s own choosing, the “...

Aug 17 2011
  Systems architecture: a new model for sustainability and the built environment using nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and cognitive science with living technology
Armstrong R. Artificial Life 16(1): 73-87, 2010.  Type: Article

Despite the current focus on sustainable architecture, and despite the labeling of some contemporary practices and buildings as “green,” Western architecture is not eco-friendly. We still build as we did in Victoria...

Mar 14 2011
  Dynamic digital representations in architecture: visions in motion
As I., Schodek D., Taylor & Francis, Inc., Bristol, PA, 2008. 200 pp.  Type: Book (9780415426527)

Representations of both built and proposed (unbuilt) artifacts and environments, as abstractions that reduce reality, have been critical in architecture since the Renaissance and are used as a vehicle of graphic communication (that is,...

Jun 29 2009
  New heritage: new media and cultural heritage
Kalay Y., Kvan T., Affleck J., Routledge, 2008.  Type: Book

Cultural heritage (CH) and archaeological sites, monuments, and artifacts all over the world are facing rapid decline, and are now at high risk and under threat due to urbanization, conflicts, wars, and tourism. Cultural heritage manag...

Jul 3 2008
  Control systems: smart buildings
Snoonian D. IEEE Spectrum 40(8): 18-23, 2003.  Type: Article

This slick, nontechnical article discusses the development of automated control systems for buildings using the techniques of system integration. It focuses on the development of two open communication standards, BACnet and LonWorks, t...

Nov 24 2003
Mitchell W. (ed), MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1999.  Type: Book (026213355)

This book is part of an ongoing discourse on the interrelationships between cyberspace and urbanism. It is derived from the discussion and debates that greeted the publication, both online and on paper, of the author’s Cit...

Nov 1 1999
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