Scientist: Rini Rachmawati

Dc Rini Rachmawati ESMH ScientistDr Rini Rachmawati is a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Development Geography, Faculty of Geography, University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. Her expertise is on Urban and Regional Planning. Her research interest is on Smart City, Village and Region.

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Smart urban planning starts with interdisciplinary thinking and action

While the concept of smart cities has been around for three decades, a growing criticism has shaken the grounds of 21st century urban planning worldwide. Experts and researchers of various fields have recognized that the future of smart city planning is multidisciplinary, and the search for common grounds between technological innovation, social justice and environmental protection, made all the more vital by the Covid-19 crisis.

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Rini Rachmawati about smart cities

Is smart city planning the same around the globe? Interview with Rini Rachmawati. Dr Rini Rachmawati, researcher of urban and regional planning : "As far as urban infratructure is concerned, smart city planning has been heavily employed in Asia, where not only large cities, but also rural areas are expected to become smart. Socio-economic aspects, ...