On the occasion of the international conference Smart Cities New York , on March 9th 2018, Stefano Boeri released this interview.
His states that Urban Forestry is the necessary tool to combat climate change. In this theme the research work of Stefano Boeri Architetti is oriented towards regenerative development and sustainable innovation, which are key topics in the context of Smart Cities.
“The true smart city is not the one dominated by technology, but where the community of its inhabitants participates in decision-making processes, and where space for biodiversity and cultural plurality remains open”.
Smart Cities New York (SCNY) is North America’s leading global conference to address and highlight critical solution-based issues that cities are facing as we move into the 21st century. SCNY brings together top leaders and senior members of the private and public sector to discuss investments in physical and digital infrastructure, health, education, sustainability, security, mobility, workforce development; to ensure an increased quality of life in cities for all citizens, as we move into the Fourth Industrial Revolution.