Title: On transformation from industrial city to smart city: a case study on Shijingshan District of Beijing

Authors: Zhong Wang; Zhengzhong Xu

Addresses: Beijing Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing 100101, China ' Chinese Academy of Governance, Beijing 100089, China

Abstract: Based on the path dependence theory and path creation theory, the transformation path and mechanism from old urban industrial areas to smart city was studied by conducting a case study on Shijingshan District of Beijing. It is also hoped to contribute some useful experience for other old industrial areas' transformation endeavour.

Keywords: transformation paths; industrial cities; smart cities; case study; Beijing; China; path dependence theory; path creation theory; urban industrial areas; urban transformation; urban regeneration.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIDS.2015.071374

International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences, 2015 Vol.7 No.3, pp.255 - 264

Available online: 21 Aug 2015

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