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Bicycle Protection

Kabul: Bicycle protection
15 Sep 2013

In: Street Hacks
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Makeshift: Trade

24 Jun 2013

In: Design Inspiration
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Congratulations to the Makeshift Team on Issue 6: Trade. There’s something about making the cover that brings on a smile.
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Money & Food

14 Feb 2013

In: Cultural Norms
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In the Hands of God

08 Feb 2013

In: Cultural Norms
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As some of you may remember in December I traveled to Afghanistan with colleagues Mark Rolston and Cara Silver to explore attitudes to savings and …
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Truck Stop Dynamics

10 Dec 2012

In: Research Methods
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Trucks from Pakistan on the outskirts of Kabul. 8-person group dynamics that were both humbling and a little hairy.
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Opium Death

10 Dec 2012

In: Design Inspiration
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For every culture, an equivalent.
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Mosque Views

09 Dec 2012

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On the roof of the thriving Hawala market after a session ad-hoccing with the team. As you might expect from somewhere with significant volumes …
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Debrief

05 Dec 2012

In: Today's Office
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A team debrief session on lake Qargha, on the outskirts of Kabul, followed by a home visit. Normal neighbourhood ad-hoc dynamics in Afghanistan made all …
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Spectator Sports

08 Oct 2012

In: Cultural Norms
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Commercial Home Mapping Services

06 Mar 2012



In the first version of the home mapping service you sign-up online – google.com/homemap, century21.com/homemap – there’s a bunch of players out there – …
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