Published: July 17, 2020 By

Garden alleySponsored by National Science Foundation

This project is sponsored by the National Science Foundation and is in collaboration with the US Department of State. This project will work to integrate innovations in smart and connected communities to improve garden alleys within the City of Makassar, Indonesia via a synergistic collaboration between US and Indonesian teams and a close partnership with Makassar City. Makassar is striving to become a livable world-class city for a fast-growing, diverse population of 1.7 million people. The ongoing Garden Alley project in the city aims to improve the livability of the city, measured by factors including air-quality, heat index, food security, and social interactions. There are 7520 alleys in Makassar City. To date, Makassar has implemented 40 gardens within 15 of the city's sub-districts, covering a sizable portion of the city's alleys. The goal of this research is to catalyze the transformation of Makassar City's garden alleys into smart environments by deploying a sensor network at representative green allies and conventional allies to collect data related to air quality, microclimates, and other factors, to analyze the heterogeneous data using machine learning techniques, and to then share the data and its insights with city representatives and specific communities within the city.

Project Team

University of Colorado Boulder

WangdaWangda Zuo, Ph.D. 
Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
wangda.zuo@colorado.edu
 

 

JohnJohn Zhai, Ph.D. 
Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
john.zhai@colorado.edu
 

 

katyKaty Hinkelman, M.S., EIT 
Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
kathryn.hinkelman@colorado.edu
 

 

yizhiYizhi Yang, M.S.
Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
yizhi.yang@colorado.edu
 

 

jakeJake Castellini, M.S.
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
jaca6283@colorado.edu
 

 

yingliYingli Lou, M.S.
Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
yingli.lou@colorado.edu
 

 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

walidWalid Saad, Ph.D. 
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
walids@vt.edu
 

 

alexAlexander DeRieux
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
acd1797@vt.edu
 

 

Universitas Gadjah Mada

rachmawanRachmawan Budiarto, Ph.D., G.P. 
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Centre for Development of Sustainable Region (CDSR) 
rachmawan@ugm.ac.id

 

IrawanIrawan Eko Prabowo, M.Eng.
Center for Energy Studies, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
irawanekop@ugm.ac.id
 

 

dwiDwi Novitasari, M.Sc
Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada,
dwi.novitasari@mail.ugm.ac.id
 

 

Institut Teknologi Bandung

donnyM Donny Koerniawan, Dr. Eng. 
Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
donny@ar.itb.ac.id
 

 

lilyLily Tambunan, Dr.Ir. 
Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
lilyrosalina@yahoo.com
 

 

nissaNissa Aulia Ardiani S.T., M.Sc
Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
nissaardiani@gmail.com 
 

 

Makassar City

ferdiFerdi Mochtar SPt, M.Sc, PhD
Food Security Service, Makassar Government, Indonesia
Ferdy_mochtar@yahoo.com
 

 

Universitas Hasanuddin

EdwardEdward Syarif, Dr. Ir.
Department of Architecture, Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia
edosyarif@yahoo.com
 

 

Press Release

Project Updates

Publication

  • Z. Mahrez, E. Sabir, E. Badidi, W Saad, M Sadik 2021. "Smart Urban Mobility: When Mobility Systems Meet Smart Data." IEEE transactions on intelligent transportation systems.