Cities for the future
Smart city districts pave the way to more livable urban areas
Cities can greatly benefit from attractive city districts that shape the lives of people and communities, the success of businesses, and the health of the world around the districts with the help of smart infrastructure. The digital, agile, and flexible city districts of tomorrow manages costs, support the efficient use of all resources, and easily adapts to changing demands, in this way remaining attractive for residents and businesses in the long term. We are offering a fully integrated, bespoke end-to-end solution that combines renewable and intelligent energy supply and energy efficiency, smart buildings, and e-mobility charging to create more caring, integrated urban environments that understand and manage changing conditions, support the people who use them, and make lives better.
The University of Birmingham partners with Siemens to create the smartest university campus in the world
The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Siemens, is combining digital sensor and analytic technologies, artificial intelligence, decentralised energy generation and storage, renewable energy and concepts that help change users’ behaviour to transform the University’s Edgbaston and Dubai campuses into the world’s smartest global campus, creating a ‘Living Lab’ where research, teaching and learning all benefit from access to new data and connectivity.
Shaping the future of city life
Smart city districts tackle many of the the challenges that cities face today. Our digital strategy and technology help cities to establish livable quarters that respond to user requirements and remain attractive for the years to come.
Blog: How to Decarbonize Urbanity with Digital Twins
Decarbonization of energy systems used in public and private sectors can be accelerated with six principal success factors related to digital twin technology. Find out how this can shape the climate of tomorrow and give businesses a competitive advantage as trusted suppliers.
Turning buildings into a source of energy: The grid interactive building
The energy system is changing. The decarbonization of energy is a critical transition that is reshaping all organizations. Driven by climate policy, enabled by the decentralization of energy generation and digitalization of buildings and systems. Decarbonization of energy use is more technically feasible than ever before.
We support cities in making the most of what they haveThe combination of the physical and digital worlds is the key to making a city district really smart. As a master system integrator, we’re there to help cities leverage their full potential in the planning, implementation, maintenance, and even financing of a smart district.
Services for smart city districts
Be it planning, construction, or operation: A Smart District requires the interaction of numerous trades in order to unfold its benefits to the full.
With its long-standing experience and expertise in the fields of energy, building technology, digitalization, and even financing, Siemens is ideally positioned to support educational institutions throughout the entire lifecycle of a smart district. The Siemens experts are always at your disposal to help you enhance the performance of your buildings by delivering a completely integrated, bespoke end-to-end solution that consists of multiple components – in this way making it possible to develop and operate adequate mobility solutions, create the degree of flexibility that’s required to enable change and innovation, and meet even ambitious sustainability and green energy goals. They’ll even be at your side when it comes to understanding the complex investment decisions behind the various technologies and identify viable financing models.
Discover more about smart campuses
Whether for educational institutions, for districts and cities, for industrial enterprises, or in mixed-use settings: Digital, agile, and flexible smart campuses improve the life and work of people. They support communities, businesses, and the environment in many different ways. Discover how we are harnessing technology and our expertise to create more caring environments in a huge range of applications.