Kantar Futures Blog

Category: cities

Learning to be a city

cities, places, sport, transport

Learning to be a city

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… Read More »

Growing support

behavior change, cities, communities, food, sustainability

Growing support

Jo Phillips writes: This weekend I bought 20 lettuce seedlings for a £1 from a country market. Should even a few of these grow into healthy sized lollo rosso, I… Read More »

Campaigning in ‘the Big Sort’

cities, class, communities, identity, marketing, politics

Campaigning in ‘the Big Sort’

Rachel Kelnar writes: I’ve been interested to see the noise generated by Barack Obama’s decision to deploy and maintain staff in every US state during the current US presidential election… Read More »

“We are where we are”

cities, culture, future, transport

“We are where we are”

Rachel Kelnar writes: I went to two really interesting futures events last week and was struck by the extent to which some emerging learnings were common to both, despite having… Read More »

Liverpool Street freeze

cities, culture, performance, places

Liverpool Street freeze

The Liverpool Street Freeze was a few weeks ago now, but Denise’s post somehow got lost in the machine. Better late than never. Denise Hicks writes: Flash mobbing and its… Read More »

Dubai and the cities of the future

cities, global, places

Dubai and the cities of the future

Andrew Curry writes: I chaired a session this week at the Building Futures ‘Futures Fair‘ at the RIBA in London at which Reinier de Graaf, of the architectural practice OMA,… Read More »