New digital technologies that will change our cities are rapidly being deployed across contemporary society. National, state and local governments worldwide are implementing smart city policies, and there is a profusion of ‘internet of things’, digital platforms, automation and sensors across all domains of urban life.

The Smart Urbanism Lab takes a multidisciplinary approach to life in a digital age, bringing the perspectives of design thinking and planning to the visions and practices of ‘smart cities’ in Australia and worldwide.


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  • Call for Papers – Sessions run by Co-Lab members at the Joint IAG/NZGS Conference March 26, 2021 - Urban Co-Labs members Dr Sophia Maalsen, Dr Dallas Rogers and Dr Caitlin Buckle are running sessions for the Institute of Australian Geographers and New Zealand Geographical Society combined Conference to be held at the University of Sydney from 6–9 July, 2021. Sessions titles and details are below: Disrupting Housing: digitalization and innovations in housing Sophia Maalsen and Dallas Rogers (The… Continue Reading