Watch: Leveraging design to re-shape mobility
Paul Priestman, Dale Harrow and Chris Thorpe come together to discuss mobility and the role of designers as vehicles evolve
Traditional definitions of a car are becoming increasingly blurred as new methods of transportation continually emerge. From ride-sharing schemes to electric scooters and automated vehicles, this conversation with expert designers and professors explores the next level of mobility, with some added opinions as to what could be beyond.
“We’re having to adapt. We can’t just rebuild cities every time there is a new form of transport. We have to make what we have already built better,” he said. “As we look post-Covid, will there be rush hour pressures? If people are able to work at home or at a coffee shop, what is the rush? It takes the pressure off, and these different ways of looking at a problem often throw up new solutions.”