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NYU and Hudson Yards to Use Big Data to Improve Cities

NYU and Hudson Yards to Use Big Data to Improve Cities
NYU and Hudson Yards to Use Big Data to Improve Cities, Phase One Visualisation © Nelson Byrd Woltz; Courtesy of Hudson Yards
Phase One Visualisation © Nelson Byrd Woltz; Courtesy of Hudson Yards

New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Progress has teamed up with the developers of Hudson Yards to transform the future 28-acre mixed-use neighborhood into the nations first “quantified community.” As Crain’s New York reports, the aim is to “use big data to make cities better places to live.” Information, from pedestrian traffic to energy production and resident activity levels, will be collected in order to study how cities can run efficiently and improve quality of living. You can read more on the subject, here

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "NYU and Hudson Yards to Use Big Data to Improve Cities" 16 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/497515/nyu-and-hudson-yards-to-use-big-data-to-improve-cities/>
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