Songdo has about 70,000 residents, just a fraction of what developers had hoped. Photo: Chris White

South Korea’s ‘Smart City’ Songdo: not quite smart enough?

Promoted as the answer to the ills of modern-day living in Seoul, the development is overdue, overpriced and underpopulated. ‘A Chernobyl-like emptiness’, as one critic puts it

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Songdo has about 70,000 residents, just a fraction of what developers had hoped. Photo: Chris White
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