Journal

Filtered by 2019
March 2019

The Nova pod is a solar-powered co-working office on wheels

The Nova mobile office pod supports the flexible working needs of the modern nomad with fast wifi, a minibar and a daily changing view.

  • Office
March 2019

What's the purpose of humanity if machines can learn ingenuity?

Flashes of inspiration are considered a human gift that drives innovation – but the monopoly is over. AI can be programmed to invent and refine ideas and connections. What's next?

  • Technology
March 2019

The high street isn’t dying, it’s going independent

As large chain stores struggle to compete with the rise of online sales, independent and artisan retailers are stepping up to take their place on the high street.

  • Retail
March 2019

Happy Space

City dwellers pine for attractive and usable spaces; city planners are beginning to take note.

  • Environment
February 2019

Brutal beauty: how concrete became the ultimate lifestyle concept

After a generation in the doghouse, concrete is more fashionable than ever.

  • Architecture
February 2019

Charting the rise of Bauhaus and the International Style

In celebration of 100 years of the Bauhaus school of architecture, we look back at the birth and rise of this influential design movement.

  • Design
February 2019

Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Retail and Hospitality

Mai, an AI solution that provides accessibility for the blind and transforms retail and hospitality as we know them.

  • Technology
February 2019

Seoul’s new robotics museum will build itself

Seoul is getting the world’s first museum dedicated to robots, and its opening ‘exhibition’ will be its own construction.

  • Architecture
February 2019

How good workplace design can foster creativity

How can the place where we work make us more creative, productive, and even happy?

  • Office
February 2019

'People are nicer to each other when they move more slowly': how to create happier cities.

Urban spaces can be designed to make people feel happier, behave better and be kinder – and there are financial benefits.

  • Architecture