Solutions for today's urban challenges

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Rent a robot

The Dutch maker space RDM in Rotterdam helps to shift the creative industry towards a third industrial revolution.

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“I’m a city girl!“

Ana Sampaio Barros, Instagram maven, architect, & smart urban pioneers jury member, discusses life in Vienna & the advantages of social media.

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Local Secrets Valencia

No need to hide behind Barcelona and Madrid: smart magazine has compiled the best local secrets for a short break in Spain’s third-largest city, Valencia.

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Food for thought

UK restaurant Silo is pioneering a zero-waste policy that delights the taste buds of foodies and eco-activists alike.

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Busking and the city

As we move towards a cashless society, street entertainers that breathe life into our cities are losing out. London-based app BuSK is helping them fight back.

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smart urban pioneers

The initiative by smart is searching for solutions to the challenges of our everyday urban life – after all, it is simply not enough to complain and throw a spotlight on problems. Anyone who wants to see real change needs to play an active role and tackle these issues themselves.

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Interview

Ana Sampaio Barros, Instagram maven, architect, & smart urban pioneers jury member, discusses life in Vienna & the advantages of social media.

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Feature

Compact, practical, and now with an exclusive look: At the Geneva Motor Show, smart introduces the limited smart fortwo cabrio | BRABUS edition.

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Spot On

Street performers are one of the main ways our cities are kept human”

Nick Broad, The Busking Project
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Luchtsingel bridge. One of the world’s first examples of crowdfunded urbanism – reconnects three areas of Rotterdam and helps revitalizing the area.

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No need to hide behind Barcelona and Madrid: smart magazine has compiled the best local secrets for a short break in Spain’s third-largest city, Valencia.

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One week one app

As we move towards a cashless society, street entertainers that breathe life into our cities are losing out. London-based app BuSK is helping them fight back.

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