The Resilient Smart City (An Proposal)
Yukio Fujinawa*, Ryoichi Kouda**, and Yoichi Noda***
*Mieruka Bosai Co. Ltd.
4-5-14 Sanporo 34, Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 10-0072, Japan
**National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan
***Terra-Technica Inc., Tokyo, Japan
The so-called “smart” community try to maintain a balance between supply and demand for economic energy consumption in the future world of increased urbanization and CO2 emissions. In recent, frequent occurrences of disasters such as earthquakes, floods, and typhoons possibly induced by global warming, we should build smart communities resilient against natural and man-made risks. The resilient smart community requires two types of solutions –soft and hard. We propose here a scheme of smart city withstanding natural hazards taking into account disaster information focusing on earthquake disaster information.
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