Illustration by Yime

5 speculative shared-living schemes, as imagined by students at Central Saint Martins

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Dec 22, 2017 · 8 min read

Moving away from the Silicon Valley shared living model epitomised by wide open spaces with beautiful furniture, co-working space, and a bunch of startups, this was about real life.

From the children of asylum seekers to the elderly and infirm, from tech entrepreneurs to academics concerned with the isolating impact of too much screen time, each persona was thought through to the nth degree.

Illustration by Yime, “The Subscription Neighbourhood”
Illustration by Yime, “Network Living”

“However, eventually we wanted to encourage a positive outlook — before we can build it, it’s vital to be able to imagine a world we all want to live in. And architecture and design can go so far in doing this.”

Illustration by Yime, “The Guest House”
Illustration by Yime, “CommunicARe”
Illustration by Yime, “The Off-Grid Neighbourhood”

“It’s so important that the ones imagining the future end up shaping it.”

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A future living lab on a mission to design a more sustainable and meaningful everyday for the many people.