Smart cities are transforming our understanding of urban infrastructure. Sejong City sought to establish itself as a global pioneer for other smart cities driven by state-of-the-art technologies, including Big Data, AI and Internet of Things (IoT).
Sustainable innovation is turning Sejong into a smart city
How do you transform quality of life in an overpopulated city? Here’s how Sejong in South Korea gained world-leading ‘smart city’ status.
Making liveable smart cities a reality
Rebalancing South Korea's urban influx
Their goal was to create a brand-new city to act as the country's administrative centre. In 2011, work began on building Sejong City. In line with the UN Sustainable Development Goal 11, 'Sustainable Cities and Communities', Sejong has since received 'smart city' certification.
A world-leading smart city
The BSI Smart Cities and Communities Kitemark is based on guidance around sustainable development and resilience of communities (ISO 37102). It was created following a five-year process of research and engagement with city leaders and aims to change the way that cities operate.
Sejong city has benefited from reimagining urban living for the future
These benefits include improved reputation, protecting vital services for society, technological improvements, and attracting new residents.
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Making Sejong a smarter place to live for residents through innovation
Learn how smart city certification can accelerate sustainable urban planning and help to build resilient communities.