Media Release: Technical Partner for Smart Communities Code Announced

Thu, 2017-07-06 13:49 -- Adam Beck

Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) has announced Place Design Group as its technical partner in the development of the Code for Smart Communities, a new framework for the creation of smart communities in Australia and New Zealand.

Adam Beck, SCCANZ Executive Director, made the announcement, saying that “the Code for Smart Communities will set a new framework for the integration of urban development processes and digital transformation, and we are delighted to have Place Design Group as a key technical partner.”

Executive Director for Planning at Place Design Group, Chris Isles, says: “Our partnership with the Smart Cities Council highlights the value of acknowledging that planning and development practices are fundamentally changing, and that understanding and embracing the collisions between planning, design, cities thinking, commercial viability, and data science needs to be the new norm for delivering successful development projects.”

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