grand
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On future mobility

Reframing mobile future thinking

Here are 3 schemes that set some new boundaries.

3 schemes on Future Mobility

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Naked city
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Urban cells

Urban cells

A place without a car is not essentially a better place; it only carries the potential of being one.

A place without a car is not essentially a better place; it only carries the potential of being one.

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Pod communicating
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Driver-embedded vehicles

Driver-embedded vehicles

The common private car always lagged behind when it came to communication. As a matter of fact: it still is unable to communicate adequately in an urban environment.

Why we should create driver-embedded instead of driverless vehicles.

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Leapfrog mobility
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Moving people

Lowie Vermeersch wrote "Moving People" for Damn Magazine as part of the Manifesto Series.

What sense does mobility make, if it’s not for meeting other people and allowing them to share happiness?

What sense does mobility make, if it’s not for meeting other people?

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Blurred cityscape
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[re]framing the object

To [re]frame the object

The key lies not in the bare object, nor in its bare environment; but in the impact of both on human interrelations and experiences.

It's about human interrelations and experiences.

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De Straat
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The heart of the city

The heart of the city

The longing for an altered city core is by no means a new given. Even in the early days of the automobile – decades before the car would become an ultra-popular and invasive species that took over modern urban life – well-known architects expressed their love(-hate) relationship with the automobile in various ways.

The longing for an altered city core is by no means a new given.

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diablo turin
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Mobility embedded city

Mobility embedded city

What happens if you radically break with the past of automotive design?

What happens if you radically break with the past of automotive design?

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The rise and fall of autolib
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The Rise and Fall of Autolib

Autolib’s debacle: what about people and experience?

After 7 years, Paris' famous electric car sharing service Autolib' suddenly ceased to exist. What went so wrong that this once much-praised pioneer service was dealt the death blow in just a matter of days?

What went so wrong that this once much-praised pioneer service was dealt the death blow in just a matter of days?

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Symbiosis
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The symbiosis of mobility

The symbiosis of mobility

Modes of transport operate as agents effectuating interaction between people, sites and the modes themselves. They are designed to outsmart, outperform, complement or cooperate with each other. But which relations are strong enough to withstand the test of time?

Which modes are strong enough to withstand the test of time?

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mCloud
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The iCloud of mobility

The iCloud of mobility

What type of information is vital to create a continuous mobility experience?

What type of information is vital to create a continuous mobility experience?

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Airborne
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Going airborne

Urban mobility going airborne

Urban mobility going airborne could open up a completely new range of possibilities...

Urban mobility going airborne could open up a completely new range of possibilities...

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