Through a glass darkly via Hackney Wicked     Deep in the concrete labyrinth of Oslo House, I climb impersonal stairways and trace my way through bland corridors, past uniform white doors. All at once I am confronted by an open door and a monochromatic peep show – monumental noir expanses, compellingly smooth, linear, inviolate. These are Matthew Booth’s frustrated (and … Continue reading Through a glass darkly via Hackney Wicked


Two seater segway General Motors have unveiled a two-seater electric car with a wheel on either side and a communication system that prevents it from crashing.The futuristic-looking EN-V rises from a crouching position to balance on its two wheels, almost as if they were legs.It was developed to GM's specifications by the transport technology firm Segway, using gyroscopic … Continue reading Two seater segway

Sorting cities  The White House post doesn’t provide a lot of details about each city. But some of the details that are given suggest that increased transit accessibility and a revival of walkable downtowns that create a more vibrant economy are among the priorities.But also with such an emphasis on fiscal responsibility, this program will help cities … Continue reading Sorting cities