Friday 20 October 2017

“SMART CITY” A TALE OF TWO DIFFERENT INTERPRETATIONS

TWO WORD MEANING.

There is a little truth to and no precise definition of a “Smart City.” The two familiar words are open to much interpretation.

INTEGRATION OF ELECTRONIC DEVISES.

Integrating public information technology with sensors placed and distributed appropriately citywide to monitor every flow of human activity can justify clarity for analyzing and controlling some feasible solutions. Coupling computers with external devices to store data is the norm. The data results converted into information for all desired input/output flows in an urban “Decision Room” for evidence of discerning fact or fiction.

A HUMAN EVALUATION OF NEW URBAN SETTING.

Human evaluations must glean insights for efficient energy and use utility measures. New analytical platforms require both objective and subjective judgments as to supply and demand of all government services. These assessments now have measured outcomes that become helpful. The results will show how badly or how well the existing urban environment is performing. Incremental evaluations nudged into policy-making as introductions for better urban design planning implementation.

P3 EVOLUTION CONSEQUENCES.

Private and public partnerships move into locational geo-design for creating and analyzing public data. The infusion of a new digital hybrid information source forges an astute collaborative decision-making process that responds to a prerequisite demand for answers. Digitally Aided judgment now instantly enters into guiding city growth and change.

DIGITAL DEVICE COMBINATION.

A new era of Private Public Partnerships capabilities now converges for computer aided digital applications. This collaboration has opened the genie door for numerous vendor provisions. A networking of instant visual digital messages for the software, hardware, display screens, scanners, smart meters, Internet fiber-optic cables, self-driving shuttles, cyber-security, drone companies to deliver packages has arrived. Added to this flood of new wireless Internet networks with many apps created to allow citizens to connect from cell phones and wristbands to homes and internal electronic abilities to perform many small roles of expediency.

EDUCATIONAL TRANSMISSION NEEDS.

Added to this broad digital introduction comes to an educational process for leadership to adequately serve citizens. This clarity of purpose now pervades City Hall displays and transmits debates on openly discussed urban issues into the homes of people.

COMMUNITY LIVING IMPROVENTS.

This evolving digital effort will improve community life by better engaging residents and governments. The whole process, however, at its core is but a “fix-it” program pattern for revealing existing urban design defects.

THE PROBLEM OF SOLVING PRIVATE/PUBLIC PRIVACY.

The real question now surfacing is how to balance security and privacy concerns? Who owns this new digital decision-making system? Which is right, the local citizens monitored 24/7 without their input for a public improvement or governance controlling assumptions of data relevance to urban improvements? Who decides on cost/benefits to service security and safety? Who is ultimately responsible for operating and managing updates to the data for the overall electronic system? These actions confront new ethical, legal and policy questions.

DIGITAL DANGERS.

This new kind of digital “Smart City” technology exposes current infrastructure and personal data networks to computer malfunctions and hackings on one hand. On the other hand, the more data cities collect, the easier it’ll be to aggregate a detailed picture of an individual’s life.

WIFI TRANSMISSION PRIVACY PROBLEMS UNCONTROLLED.

Managing primary data principles to ensure citizens privacy is difficult indeed. It is important to note that all this network of WiFi message transmission is at present only applied to an existing urban situation.

THE FEAR OF EXISTING CONSEQUENCES CONTINUING WILL DAMAGE A LEAP INTO A SMART CITY.

There are only two choices to be made. The primary choice is how to direct acceptance of a new path of a possible future process for populations to adopt a different course of mutual planning and urban design for city development. For a “Smart City” network of opportunities implemented is to cast into priority the importance of revealing a plausible future village, town, and city creation.

STARKORE CITY BEGINS WITH NEW TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY.

Starkore City assessing the best transportation technology development that is almost benign and least harms Natures environment. The attributes must surpass our present fossil fuel driven reliance on systems of travel that is toxic to live on Earth.

SPATIAL DESIGN ALTERNATIVES COMPLIANT AND FLEXIBLE.

Once a decision to accept a new mobility direction the consequences of matching the service to an urban spatial cluster changes urban planning. The effects of integration demand a necessary revision of urban planning and design to rearrange spatial enclosures for habitation. Land-uses for homes, work, commercial, industrial, agricultural, worship, and recreation are then proportionally established.

3D DESIGN PREFERRED TO 2D PLANNING

A 3D design revision to change both transportation and urban footprint patterns now becomes practical to implement. Conceived as a new platform to adopt a framework that arranges both urban and open space areas into networks that link together in a triangulated pattern from a scaled village to other villages allows for balanced growth progression into a town and then a city.

MIXED-USE DESIGN ESSENTIAL TO BOTH MOBILITY AND SPATIAL ENCLOSURES FUNCTIONS.

By integrating mixed-use transportation to compliment mixed-use urban structures into Natures geometries for biophilic necessities, the linkage from a land based geometric discipline to a measured three-dimensional spatial discipline settles an easy integration. This pattern further enhances the introducing of polyhedral spatial structures as a strategy for design harmony.

A VILLAGE WITH THE RIGHT MIX OF FAMILY POPULATIONS.

The number of residents in each of the +/-106 acre triangular areas scaled for family recognition that prescribes a unique community design placed in a proportion of half area given to an open courtyard space for primary agricultural utilization, the other half of urban footprint. The measured distance from furthest residence to “green space” is determined to be a maximum of 800 feet. A pedestrian path encircles the green space courtyard and allows for further access to the next adjoining village on three edges and vertices for expansion under the surrounding corridors for all wheeled traffic.

This first small village is designed to be self-reliant with a mix of jobs that together with the introduction of food growth provisions is sustainable.

WHEEL TRAFFIC SEPARATED FROM PEDESTRIAN FLOWS.

The corridors for the flow of two seat autonomous electronic vehicles together with vehicles that transport goods to service the village homes and businesses placed in the corridors along the triangular village edges. At the apices of these triangulated networks corridors are “roundabouts” of different shape and sizes to allow for internal shared mixed-use community high-rise that aggregates private businesses and public cultural facility placement. This corridor travel pattern allows freedom for free flowing traffic that never stops.

UTILITY TUNNELS FOR SERVICE.

Underneath these transportation corridors are underground utility tunnels that carry all utility services to deliver input and output flows to mixed-use residences and businesses. This central tube configuration triangular network provides access to all linear line services year round for operation, maintenance, and possible additional new technological additions. These utility tunnels are capable of 24/7 maintenance access if any breakdown occurs that might require immediate repair. Achieved is accomplished without disturbing the traffic flows above.

TRIAD AGRICULTURAL PLACEMENT

From the first triangular village implementation the calculation is made for a === greenhouse attachment to each home and business as a small self-maintained garden producing herbs, greens, and fish.

The internal garden courtyard can grow larger greenhouse produce for a variety of perishable crops, strawberries, mushrooms, small vineyards and orchards and nut trees, a high number fruits, dates, bananas, and olive oil varieties in the ground. The green waste resources can adapt either horticultural or silvicultural practices for a multiple of specific purposes. Recycling should be maintained to regenerate “Black Soils, ” energy generation and tooled artifacts.

SECONDARY AGRICULTURE FOR POLYCULTURE AND PASTURES.

Both traditional and modern agricultural practices acknowledgment for organic polyculture practices and rotating pastures for animal grazing calculated for a greater land area in proportion to the village population. These land-use areas are located external to one side of the village to support the variety of nutritional clean food needs for the village community consumption. Beyond this is another land-use area of either indigenous forests or plantation is located again in proportion to the village population for purposes of deriving clean air. Natural bee pollinators, insect predators, and other native species introduction remove the present application of chemical soil additives, fertilizers, pesticides and methyl bromide fumigants.

DISTANCE REDUCTION TO TRANSPORT FOOD.

The distances from food growth in soil to mouth are shortened thus eliminating the need to carry refrigerated food worldwide. Silos contain seed stock and excess produce nearby. The food processing is done in the village to establish sufficient food products to supply the daily fresh food needs to the villagers year round. Solid and liquid waste is separated, processed in unique scalable technology that reduces substances from minerals, metal, cardboard, paper plastic to microsized filaments or powders for alternative material manufacturing. Salt water and gray water technically can be converted to potable water for complete verified cleanliness at incredible speeds and volumes.

NEW TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM THAT PASSAGES PEOPLE AND GOODS TO DESIRED PLACES.

The “last mile” of travel distance from point to a point of Starkore City design establishes dimensions for encouraging pedestrian activities to reach portals on foot at a maximum distance of one and a half miles from the furthest mixed-use residence. This transportation integration into urban design results in great improvements in energy efficiencies, less construction cost per mile, less pollution, less maintenance, and operation no stopping travel caused by weather conditions, a constant capability to communicate, the collapse of time with speed in comfort, safety and security.

At each portal after passing through a security entry, embarking is walk to escalators that lift the passenger to the particular level required to reach the capsule is short. Staircases and elevators transport wheelchairs to tiered platform levels to join pedestrians onto a moving belt platform to afford timely entry boarding into a six-seat capsule. From footstep to loading a limited volume of luggage to then be seated side by side is all accomplished easily and comfortably. All protocols completed before the automatic door sealing takes place finds one enclosed in a self-sufficient miniature “space vehicle.”

The alternative travel mode offered is to put a cell phone call from residence or business for either lease, rent or purchase of a two-seat electric vehicle parked nearby in a mixed-use vertical silo to drive directly into a capsule to travel and disembark with mobility at the desired destination,

Evacuated Tube Transportation Technology (ET3) system offers a vision for every participating Sovereign Nation to build a connective tubular corridor to reach portals for either intracity or intercity travel around the world.

OPTIMISM WITH AN INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM WILL CREATE STARKORE CITY.

The proposed urban design concept is practical and possible. Today’s technology for manufacturing the parts and pieces need small adjustments. Our intellectual challenge is to procure the necessary human and material resources for conversion into passion and new materials. New methods of construction will offer a complimentary set of jobs in all industries.

The right choice between “a fix-it” mission solution and a “new age” visionary solution will determine if one is ready to build “Smart Cities” in harmony with Nature of Earth

Graham Kaye-Eddie

M.U.D.           4/28/16// 4/29/16       1861WORDS

 

 

 

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