Infrastructural games: could roleplaying have prevented the rise of Uber?

Infrastructural games: could roleplaying have prevented the rise of Uber?

Understanding the social aspects of infrastructural systems is an important part of my own research, but that comprehension is only the first step in a larger…

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BoJo as butler: London and the global super-rich

BoJo as butler: London and the global super-rich

Prithee allow me to draw your attention to a Guardian article discussing research undertaken between UoS, York and Goldsmiths, looking into the housing market of…

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Built to fail: the role(s) of utopia in science fiction, planning and futurism

Built to fail: the role(s) of utopia in science fiction, planning and futurism

Happy new year, one and all! We’re making plans to get FOReTHOUGHT spun back up to full gravity as soon as our schedules will allow,…

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Time-lapse motorway - photo by Troels Dejgaard Hansen on Flickr

Rational Renationalisation: a capitalist case for infrastructural Corbynomics

Greetings, planning-fans! We’re spinning FOReTHOUGHT back up for the new academic year, so keep an eye out for new posts in the weeks to come;…

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Colectivos norteños: a thought experiment in local transport service provision

Colectivos norteños: a thought experiment in local transport service provision

In my research, I’m working to understand the dynamics of infrastructural change, and the relationship between infrastructural systems and the services that they support. As…

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The spotlight turns on "viability assessments"

The spotlight turns on “viability assessments”

Did you catch our piece a few weeks back from Bob Colenutt, regarding the manner in which developers, particularly in London, have been exploiting a…

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