Journal

February 2018

The hidden side of Moshe Safdie’s Habitat 67

Photographer James Brittain gets under its Brutalist skin

  • Architecture
February 2018

Your smartphone is ready to take augmented reality mainstream

Smartphones are primed for AR... now we're just waiting on the killer apps

  • Technology
February 2018

Blade Runner-style photographs capture Tokyo's infrastructure

Each of Blanchford's images features moody, neon-lit backdrops in a reference to film noir, particularly the 1982 sci-fi fantasy movie Blade Runner.

  • Architecture
January 2018

If an AI doesn't take your job, it will design your office

Arranging employees in an office is like creating a 13-dimensional matrix that triangulates human wants, corporate needs, and the cold hard laws of physics

  • Technology
January 2018

‘Everything is gentrification now’: but Richard Florida isn't sorry

The ‘rockstar of regeneration’ has seen his blueprint for urban creativity blamed for gentrification and inequality. Richard Florida says mistakes were made – but he regrets nothing

  • Politics/Economy
January 2018

The Automotive Liberation of Paris

The city has waged a remarkably successful effort to get cars off its streets and reclaim walkable space. But it didn’t happen overnight.

  • Environment
January 2018

These on-demand storage startups want to haul away your junk

A new crop of startups is peddling concierge services for your junk.

  • Retail
January 2018

Meanwhile spaces: Buildings in transition

As rising prices and regeneration transform the capital, developers and social enterprises are finding creative ways to use spaces in transition

  • Architecture
January 2018

Tech Is Transforming Our Spaces, And We’re Just Beginning To See How

Our smartphones have enabled us to do everything, everywhere–and our physical spaces are changing as a result.

  • Technology
December 2017

Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression.

Like everyone in my generation, I am finding it increasingly difficult not to be scared about the future and angry about the past.

  • Politics/Economy