As cities' diverse opportunities draw in more and more people, they have also created problems in fields such as:
environment, air pollution
cities tend to stratify into wealthy and poorer areas.
The use of various technologies to solve such urban development problems comes under the banner of "smart cities."
The Institut has been actively involved in promoting better urban environments.
Cross-industry collaboration leads to opportunities for new innovation, and benefits not only business, but also stimulates art and culture.
Text: TAKASE Yukiko, Illustrations (P4-5): KATO Yutaka
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