Scenario three: ‘Localism’…More equality but worse infrastructure.
When the lights flicker off, the noise of diesel generators spreads across the neighbourhood. You’ve actually got a little coal turbine out on the patio, so you get up from your table...
Scenario one: ‘Current Trends’… Less equality and better infrastructure
So a lot has happened over the course of twenty years, some of it good, some of it not so good, some of it tragic, most of it pretty unpredictable.
The home of the future
Thomas Thwaites did some thinking about the 'home of the future'. He began with a classic futurism technique of deciding upon two factors, then imagining each factor changing to different extremes.