The Studies Through Smart Cities Model

The Case of Istanbul


  • Hicran Celikyak



Istanbul, Smart Cities, Smart City Components, Smart City Model, Smart City Project


Rapid urbanization and the advances in Information and Communication Technology have changed the definition of "city" all over the world. In the beginning, the concept emerged as Digital Cities and gradually changed to Smart Cities bringing criteria along. It is inevitable that, in future the concept will change and develop new criteria. There are many components in the smart city, with the knowledge of the idea of "information and communication technologies", which is the focus of smart cities and the cities of the future. The ability to define cities as smart is possible through the development of balanced applications around these applications. In this study, the Istanbul city will be evaluated in the context of smart city studies while it is presented with components of smart city concept.


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How to Cite

Celikyak, H. (2017). The Studies Through Smart Cities Model: The Case of Istanbul. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147- 4478), 6(1), 149–163.