Solving Cities

Solving Cities is a daily observation through the lens of the city, analyzing the physical and digital infrastructure and systems that make urban areas work more intelligently.


The 5 best cities to raise a child in the U.S.

Which cities are the most family-friendly?


Can a suburban home be energy neutral?

Maybe a low-impact lifestyle doesn't mean giving up hot showers?


Would you save a baby or keep your Prada shoes?

SmartPlanet reexamines The Examined Life, a mind-blowing film featuring prominent philosophers in unexpected urban landscapes.