Play Access In Cities Is Critical To Children’s Development – Report

Learning and play is one of our key themes, so it’s always exciting to see support and initiatives blossoming in this all-important aspect of child development. Particularly interesting here is the urban angle. iOi is based in London so the challenges around creating space for children in cities’ adult-focused environment are part of our driving…

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Why We Need To Reframe The Rules Of Transportation Design

Much of our focus on designing our spaces goes on optimising home life or fostering better learning practices. And rightly so. However, forgetting and dismissing our cities’ infrastructure as a necessarily complex evil is having devastating effects. This article from Curbed explores how one firm is trying to humanise our approach to transportation design through…

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There’s An Unfinished ‘City of The Future’ Tucked Away In The Arizona Desert

What are we hoping for when we create spaces for people? This is a thought-provoking piece, originally published in Business Insider, about a planned ‘city of the future‘. It explores the complexities of building, or perhaps forcing, a utopia. There are lessons to be learned around the practicalities, such as funding, but also in realising…

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