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FUTURE LONDON | Lighting our Cities: more than meets the eye

Future London speaks to the founders and participants of a new project in London aiming to better understand the role of lighting in our cities and to encourage more collaborative public lighting design strategies.

FUTURE LONDON | Voices of the City: Francesca Perry

Our voice of the city this week is Francesca Perry- editor, writer and young urbanist based in London.

FUTURE LONDON | Village in the City: A view from Kuala Lumpur

Future London contributor Jacob Bielecki explores the neighbourhood of Kampung Baru in Kuala Lumpur and discovers a tableau of stark architectural and urban design contrasts which speak to the complexities and contradictions of Malaysia’s urban development.

FUTURE LONDON | Watch: Demolishing one of London’s most brutalist housing projects

As the wrecking ball approaches, explore the history and legacy of Robin Hood Gardens- one of east London’s most notable brutalist housing estates.

FUTURE LONDON | Scenes from Hong Kong’s (empty) streets

As Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters return to the city’s streets, Future London reflects on a trip to the city last year as initial protests were subsiding.

FUTURE LONDON | 5 Developments to Watch in 2015

New year, new city-building, for better or for worse. London’s rate of change means that cranes along the skyline are something of a fixture, but the vast swathes of the city undergoing redevelopment in 2015 stand as a telling reflection of the priorities, opportunities and challenges of London today.

FUTURE LONDON | Jan Gehl & Richard Rogers talk liveable cities

London played host to two of the world’s best-recognised urban thinkers this week, as they considered the ins and outs of the ‘liveable city’.

FUTURE LONDON | London’s Garden Bridge : Backing and Backlash

We round up some of the best writing on London’s proposed ‘garden bridge’ project in light of last night’s planning approval decision at Westminster.

WATCH: A vision for a more cycling-friendly London

Design expert and avid cyclist Peter Murray recalls some of his favourite cycling experiences in London and considers strategies for improving cycling infrastructure in the city.

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