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Happier communities: 6 simple ways to create lasting connections

Lockdown has caused people to spend less time outside connecting with others, and more time inside looking at screens. The fact that this leads to anxiety and a fear of missing out on things is no secret. In this article, we’ll discuss six simple and meaningful ways to make lasting connections and help you overcome any negative feelings you might be experiencing.

Social Communities
Why Community Managers Matter To Our Neighbourhoods

Community Managers serve as an important link between residents and developers, supporting a mutually positive ongoing relationship. Homeowners are able to settle more comfortably into the community and the continuous dialogue among residents helps foster a greater sense of belonging and security, even in areas with legacy issues such as an association with crime.

Social Communities
Library of Things: Why Buy When You Can Share?

Library of Things is a space where residents can rent, exchange or donate sparingly used objects such as power drills, appliances and board games and make them available for the community to borrow. The concept lowers the cost of living and improves residents’ quality of life, helping to create a thriving community.

Social Communities
Community 5.0: A Futuristic Community With Tech-Enabled Residences That Are Smart And Sustainable

Community 5.0 envisions a tech-enabled neighbourhood where all the members, including residents and society managers, have access to all the society facilities we see around us (such as water and power supply management, daily household services management, security management) which are either automated or can be easily managed remotely with just a few clicks.

Real Estate Development
Demystifying smart living: A look at four common myths

1) It is only about the gadgets
2) It is just for the rich
3) It is only about safety and security
4) It is complex & reduces human interaction

Social Communities
Accessibility is key to building an inclusive community in India

Accessibility (particularly in apartments) is necessary for people with physical disabilities, especially in India where 2.21% of the population is differently abled. At Planet Smart City, we incorporate ‘smart solutions’ such as elevated urban gardens, specialised paths for the visually impaired, accessible toilets in commercial spaces etc. that promote inclusivity by welcoming all possible users.

Leadership Articles
Smart communities need the human touch

With great technology comes great responsibility, a major one being the need to maintain that human touch where people are connected with their neighbours and enjoy the small things together. At Planet Smart City, we believe in the system of community management that uses technology to go beyond it by bringing people together.

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Leadership Articles
A smart community is about more than technology

Though technology is an integral part of creating smart communities, a true smart community is an interconnected network of residents, businesses and service organisations, leveraging the use of technologies for economic growth, social benefits and environmental sustainability. These communities are sustainable and self-sufficient, encouraging social interactions and staying resilient in the face of increasing pressures.