Almost Helsinki, 1968

Cities captured by cars: Part 1 of ‘And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile’

The first in a three-part series exploring how cities around the world are snapping out of autopilot and moving beyond the automobile.

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Essays and journal entries concerning technology and the city. Title lifted from Cedric Price’s “Technology is the answer. But what was the question?”

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Dan Hill

Dan Hill

Designer, urbanist, etc. Director of Melbourne School of Design. Previously, Swedish gov, Arup, UCL IIPP, Fabrica, Helsinki Design Lab, BBC etc

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