IAAC’s Master in City & Technology (1 or 2-year program) is a unique program oriented towards redefining the analysis, planning, and design of twenty-first-century cities and beyond. The program offers expertise in the design of digitally enhanced, ecological and human-centered urban environments by intersecting the disciplines of urbanism and data science. Taking place in Barcelona, the capital of urbanism, the Master in City & Technology is training the professionals that city administrations, governments, industries, and communities need, to transform the urban environment in the era of big data.


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45 Years of Piracy: Strengthening Global Maritime Security through Non-Military Approaches

Our project embarked on a mission to tackle global shipping piracy without resorting to military action. We faced a major challenge: finding and using publicly available information to craft a proposal that countries and international organizations would support. 1. WHY SHIPPING PIRACY? Within the context of Networked Flows, our directive was to pinpoint potential disruptions … Read more

What is Advanced Air Mobility? [VOL. II]

Towards Aerial Techno-infrastructures I. INTRODUCTION “Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) is a rapidly-emerging, new sector of the aerospace industry which aims to safely and efficiently integrate highly automated aircraft into the NAS. AAM is not a single technology, but rather a collection of new and emerging technologies being applied to the aviation transportation system, particularly in … Read more

ONE MUMBAI CITIZEN TOOL

INTRODUCTION Urbanization poses escalating threats to ecological systems, necessitating the creation of urban ecological commons. This exercise focuses on Mumbai’s metro network, comprising 357 kilometres, 16 lines, and 38 interchanges, as a context for enhancing neighbourhood biodiversity through strategic environment plugins. By leveraging NDVI mapping from Google Earth Engine, areas with high ecological threats and … Read more

SKYWARD CONNECTIONS

A Data-driven Approach of redefining the Accessibility of the Dispersed Urbanity of the Aegean Archipelago Accessibility is a multifaceted concept that expresses the case of access between two points in space. In the context of islands, accessibility is of utmost importance due to their inherent characteristics of isolation and small size. The Aegean Archipelago in … Read more

Remote sensing of the urban sprawl’s pace of Melbourne

urban growth Melbourne

Starting in 2015 urban development spread beyond the administratively defined Melbourne metropolitan area, into Greater Geelong and the Shire of Mitchell. The Melbourne Metropolitan Region or Greater Melbourne comprises 31 Local Authority Governments (LGA, municipalities and shires) aggregated in 6 metropolitan partnerships. Two of them, Inner and Inner South-East allocate the metropolitan core. This project … Read more

NYC Taxi Time Traveler

The New York City Taxi Trip Duration competition is a challenge to develop a model that predicts the total ride time of taxi trips in New York City. Yellow medallion taxicabs, which number 12,779 in New York City, generate a substantial revenue of $1.8 billion per year by providing transportation services to around 240 million … Read more

ONE MUMBAI!

Climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of extreme weather events, and cities like Mumbai with a population of over 12 million people, is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In fact, studies have shown that Mumbai is one of the cities most at risk from rising sea levels more intense floods, … Read more

Big Data Analytics in the Airline Industry

The case of Greece The air connections constitute critical components of the entire transportation industry in Greece. The geopolitical position of the country as well as its geographical features (mountainous landscape, islands and sea) make the air transport industry essential not only to the regional development and the growth of tourist activity, that comprises a … Read more