Author | Eduardo BravoThe Chinese internet giant Tencent has commissioned the American architectural firm, NBBJ, with the construction of a smart city in the province of Shenzhen. Planned from scratch, Net City, as it has been christened, will cover an area of just over two square kilometers.These dimensions make it similar to Monte Carlo or Manhattan, two references managed by media companies such as CNN, not just so its audience can get an idea of the size, but also as an aspirational figure. Since, according to initial details, Net City wants to be a city of the future that is as appealing to live in as those two other cities, if not more.
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