A Smart City Is Rarely Smart Enough to Account for People’s Feelings
Smart cities are efficient, but tech can’t account for human emotion. In the Mission District of San Francisco, officials are learning to bridge the gap.
3 things I’ve learned from Extinction Rebellion
What can placemakers learn from the occupation of four London streets?
Is the Revolution of 3D-Printed Building Getting Closer?
3D printing was expected to transform architecture and construction, but uptake has been slow. Could that be changing?
The Tulip is "inevitably controversial" says Norman Foster as tower approved
Norman Foster says the The Tulip will become a "symbol in it's own right" as the controversial 305.3-metre-high tourist attraction is approved by City of London.
Jean Nouvel unveils National Museum of Qatar in Doha
"This is a 21st-century museum that allows you to experience the exhibits in three dimensions"
A day in the life of the future customer
Exploring how one shopper of the future goes about her day reveals exciting possibilities for what’s in store for omni-channel retailing
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.
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?
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.
New culture space planned for Walworth as council announces preferred bidders for town hall refurbishment
A new arts and community hub, café and studio workspaces are proposed for the Walworth area as Southwark Council announces its preferred bidders for the refurbishment of Walworth Town Hall and former library space.
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