Transition towards Life Cycle Apporach to the Urban environment: The impact of smart city concepts on the effectiveness and resilience of cities

Main Presenter: Min-kai Hsiao 


Over the past decade devastating disaster such as 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan、bushfires in Australia from 2019 to 2020 and floods caused by continuous heavy rains in Germany in 2021 been frequent occurrence happened. Resilience is the capacity of a system to experience shocks while retaining function, structure, feedback capabilities, and therefore identity.

Our future city must be able to carry on disasters, and after a disaster, the city can quickly return to a normal state. Therefore, urban planning must focus on prevention capacity of climate change and an ability to recovery after disaster. Smart infrastructure and sustainable development could able to support our city operation normally, vitality and able to face environmental change and devastating disaster.
Smart city is a multi-scale, diverse level overview concept, Development of Smart City aims to create a more desirable and sustainable living environment, which inevitably involves changes in the operation of a variety of economic and lifestyle, promotion and optimization, in order to meet the actual needs of citizens and businesses. Therefore, to driving the development and application of information technology and government depends on citizens and civil society stakeholders, including the participation of enterprises.

This paper is aimed to describe the role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for the evaluation of sustainability and resilience in urban areas, and analysis what methodologies or frameworks could delivery ICT to meet the specific targets under SDG 11 and what issue behind the ICT solution in urban development.

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