Christina Hughes writes: Last week I went (by bus) to a live debate exploring the future of mobility, held by The Guardian and Ford, in London. The specific focus was"the future of sustainable

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by Pen Stuart The home is the safe heart of many consumers’ lives, but this can make people overlook the changes that are reshaping the way people live, so it's worth a closer look. The recent

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Andrew Curry writes: The Shard is inescapable from our London office. The city's soon-to-be tallest building, a piece of concept architecture by Renzo Piano, can be seen from our office windows and

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Leslie Koster writes: In his 'winners and sinners' post yesterday, Alex Steer mentioned that Chrysler's Superbowl ad split opinions in our US offices. It's worth pulling some of those different views

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Allie Schnidman writes: The media is buzzing with the “back to basics” theme. While this trend started with food - from the Slow Food Movement to Michael Pollan's latest book - this “all-natural”

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Anouk van den Eijnde writes: The majority of the world’s 6.5 billion residents now live in cities – cities that are often overpopulated, congested and hostile to pedestrians and cyclists. Take Mexico

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Compiled by Tom Ding The first of an occasional column: Passed around the office lately were: A brilliant presentation on the "past and future" of city magic by Matt Jones of Doppir A map of the

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Tom Ding writes: When I discovered last week that my brand new phone gives me unlimited Google Maps on-the-go, I had one of those ‘The Future Has Arrived’ moments, able to locate the nearest pubs and

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Andrew Curry writes: It was European Mobility Week last week, and London marked it with its second 'Freewheel' event on Sunday. Quite a large area of the city centre (St James' Park and the

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