Data centers: anticipating and planning digital storage

Note rapide Territories, #45

19 May 2021Fanny Lopez (École d’architecture de la ville & des territoires de Paris-Est), Maximilian Gawlik, Lisa Gaucher

With the explosion of the digitalization of the economy and data exchanges, the health crisis has confirmed the growth of the spatial and environmental footprint of data centers in the Paris Region (Île-de-France), as everywhere in the world. Whereas local administrations are seeking a better comprehension of data centers, experiments conducted in Europe make it possible to enrich reflections on a hosting strategy adapted to the Île-de-France.

This study is linked to the following themes :
Economy | Urban planning

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