Lauren Razavi

Lauren Razavi is a freelance journalist based in Norwich, England. She writes about technology, innovation, sustainability and the future.

Innovation

FUTURE CITIES: Perth

Western Australia's capital is getting creative about water.

Innovation

FUTURE CITIES | Amsterdam

How the Dutch capital became the world's first sharing city.

Innovation

FUTURE CITIES: Helsinki

It takes a village to build a smart city.

Innovation

FUTURE CITIES: Vancouver

How a city built for car owners is changing its ways.

Innovation

FUTURE CITIES | Pittsburgh

An industrial city welcomes the driverless revolution with mixed results.

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Dublin

Make Ireland green again!

Innovation

FUTURE CITIES | Dubai

Can a Sheikh's determination save the Middle East's pleasure dome from a second-place finish?

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Copenhagen

H.C. Andersens Boulevard is a black mark on a green city. Technologists aim to scrub it off.

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Flint, Michigan

One city's water problem could lead to a solution for many cities' water problems

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Edinburgh

The birthplace of the invisible hands wants to be seen as the center of a financial revolution.

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | San Antonio

Forget the Alamo, Texas's "other city" is booming.

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Jaipur

India's OG smart city is at it again.

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Casablanca

The would-be financial hub of Africa is making the case for investment to the whole world.

Innovation

The Unnerving Future of Employee Monitoring

We don't just produce products. We produce data. And there's nothing we can do about it.

Culture

How Modern Offices Suppress Free Expression

Don't equate open plans with open minds.

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Rio de Janeiro

The Olympics are over, and the Cidade Maravilhosa needs to find a way to light itself without a torch.

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Shenzhen

Workers in the world capital of electronics manufacturing have started a patent-free technology insurgency.

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Masdar

Abu Dhabi's bid for relevance in the age of sustainability is a supremely expensive theme park for nervous futurists.

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Bristol

The biggest smart home in Britain is a city with talkative lamp posts.

Culture

FUTURE CITIES | Tokyo

In Japan's capital, an unusual immigrant class is capitalizing on race and economic uncertainty.