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Faith & Light

Tehran: blessed motorbike
18 May 2010

In: Design Inspiration
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Home and Castles II

19 Apr 2010

In: Cultural Norms
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Been thinking a lot about social aspects of security systems recently, and cultures and contexts where its common to have a nightwatchman. Your neighbourhood has …
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Wayfinding Redundancy II

14 Apr 2010

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The reader’s relative position in the city highlighted on the sign – in the photo the small red triangle is overlaid on a Tehran City …
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Demarking Segregation I

03 Apr 2010

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Male only queue for a Tehran bus – the female only queue was for the back half of the bus, and yes with equal number …
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Four Person Taxi Meter

02 Apr 2010

In: Cultural Norms
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When you run a shared taxi service and customers step into and out of your ride at different points of the journey – how to …
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Separation of Church, State

01 Apr 2010

In: Cultural Norms
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Religious slogan adorns the wall of an Iranian sports hall – a common enough sight in a city adorned with revolutionary murals. Thoughts for today: …
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Sk8 Tehran

20 Mar 2010

In: Street Hacks
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Hacked together skate park on the edge of Tehran. My guide for the day anonymised.
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Speed Dating

19 Feb 2010

In: Cultural Norms
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Iran is a society where an unmarried man and woman alone in a car together can trigger a ticking off, fine or worse if stopped …
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Tehran sk8 RIP

19 Feb 2010

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Unused swimming pool in a Tehran housing estate converted into a skate park – to my knowledge the only skate venue in Iran. Whilst the …
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Tehran GRF

19 Feb 2010

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