Investigation on Smart City Objectives and Implications: Adaption to Silver Population in Korea as Target Citizens

스마트시티의 목적과 함의에 대한 탐색적 연구: 고령화 인구를 대상으로

  • Received : 2017.04.14
  • Accepted : 2017.06.07
  • Published : 2017.06.28


This research investigates the objectives, concepts, and technical aspects of existing Smart Cities in theoretical terms in order to resolve any ambiguities the definition of Smart City currently has. Through this, theoretical recommendations for Smart City that targets elderly citizen are made. The elderly citizens in question are people currently in their mid-50s to early 60s, in order to adequately employ futuristic technologies into four major sectors: healthcare, post-retirement employment, community-based governance, and environment-friendly infrastructure. The research concludes that while the technical application of welfare to the elderlies through constructing a purposeful Smart City is desirable, environmental consideration should come in prior concern as a sustainable foundation of livelihood is needed for citizen accommodation.


Smart City;Ageing Population;Environment-Friendly Infrastructure


Supported by : 배재대학교


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