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An Alternative Model of Living: Smart Eco-cities

aDüzce University, Turkey
bKocaeli University, Turkey

Smart Cities for Sustainability

ISBN: 978-1-80455-903-1, eISBN: 978-1-80455-902-4

Publication date: 11 December 2023


Changes and transformations experienced today have created alternative lifestyles in cities. Many life concepts try to find solutions to environmental problems, so much so that this section focuses on smart eco-city concept, which is one of the trending city initiatives of the last century and is expected to become more popular each day. In the chapter, firstly, information about the concepts of eco-city and smart city is given and then what is meant by the concept of smart eco-city is discussed. Next, smart eco-cities have been tried to be explained with application examples. Finally, the chapter emphasizes the importance of ecological cities blended with technology for the sustainability of living spaces and offers implications for future research.



Hatirnaz, B., Demirer, D. and Özkul, E. (2023), "An Alternative Model of Living: Smart Eco-cities", El Amine Abdelli, M., Sghaier, A., Akbaba, A., Gamoura, S.C. and Mohammadian, H.D. (Ed.) Smart Cities for Sustainability (Advanced Series in Management, Vol. 32), Emerald Publishing Limited, Leeds, pp. 33-48.



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