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MAMA 3.0 : a collaboration with Arup Foresight.

MA Narrative Environments 1st year students worked with Arup Foresight to explore the Future of Factories, using foresight tools and methodologies to imagine different future scenarios. This projects transports us to 2040, where extreme climate changes have forced mankind to be more resourceful. To aid existence in an increasingly polluted, over-populated world short on natural

MA NE alumni Radha Mistry appointed Core 77 Design Awards Jury Captain.

“Once you kind of step outside of yourself and set your ego aside, you realise actually your role as a designer is not to put your vision out in the world—it’s to be a mediator for these future environments.” (Radha Mistry : Core 77 Interview, 2020) MA Narrative Environments alumni Radha Mistry, Practice Leader for Foresight

Brompton City: Brompton Bicycles in 2040.

ARUP Foresight teamed up with MANE 1st year students to explore the manufacturing opportunities and challenges facing the classic British bicycle company ‘Brompton’, as part of a the forecasting series ‘ The Future of the Factory’.   The resulting scenario saw the Brompton Bicycles company benefit from unexpected exponential growth, becoming a powerful influence due

2040: Future Healthcare Ecosystem – Dispersed and Reactive

ARUP and MA Narrative Environment 1st year students put their heads together to imagine a Healthcare Ecosystem in 2040 through a dispersed and reactive lens, that would function within an environment where automation has changed the world and once complex problems could easily be solved by AI and robots. In order to avoid an economic

2040: The Future Healthcare Ecosystem – Preventative and Dispersed.

MA Narrative Environments students collaborated with ARUP to imagine a healthcare ecosystem, after the NHS has been privatised, that is preventative and dispersed. In this scenario, the privatisation of the NHS has caused people to become increasingly aware of preventative healthcare as a way to reduce their healthcare costs. In large cities like London, investment

Campus of the Future – with ARUP Foresight

Rising automation, digital learning and changing student expectations coupled with demand for life long education are shaping how, where and what we learn.  – Arup Foresight.   Following a collaboration with MA NE students to visualise the future of higher education learning environments, Arup Foresight have published a Future Campus Report exploring the major trends shaping

London 2038: how will technological convergence change the places we live in?

A collaboration between MA Narrative Environments, Central Saint Martins, UAL and ARUP Foresight and Innovation. MA Narrative Environments joined up with Arup Foresight, who specialise in identifying trends shaping the future of the built environment, to imagine how technological convergence could change London. Arup’s contribution to the London cityscape over the past 70 years can

City in Motion

A collaboration between Central Saint Martins’ MA Narrative Environments and Arup Foresight + Research + Innovation. Declining physical activity is a global phenomenon, affecting both developed and increasingly developing nations. Many parts of our daily life have been mechanised and urban dwellers appear to create paths of ‘least resistance’ or effort and, as a result,