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.
International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences, 2015 Vol.7 No.3, pp.255 - 264
Published online: 22 Aug 2015 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article