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  • Billboards capture a changing London
  • Billboards capture a changing London
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Billboards capture a changing London

"Everyone I care about is in London. But nobody my age can afford to stay here forever." For anyone who understands the challenge of life in the capital, it’s a horribly poignant statement. It's one of many that are currently being displayed on billboards across the city.



  • Article image Why are 30-somethings leaving London?

    “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life,” so the saying goes. But men and women between the ages of 30 and 39 are fleeing the capital. Are property prices just driving them out, or is London really cooling? Will the supposed mass migration prompt a rebalancing of pricing and opportunities?

  • Article image Why are more people retiring to the city?

    “I would rather live in a cupboard in Soho than in a mansion in Surrey,” says 50-year-old Vishnia. Urban retirees are embracing life after work as a chance to learn and explore. And owning 80% of the UK's net personal wealth, they can afford to. But what’s driving them to the city?

  • Article image Baugruppe: Berliners join together to build a home

    Rising house prices and a slow economy are moving home ownership beyond the reach of today's younger generations. In Berlin, one in ten new homes are constructed by Baugruppe (building groups). But what's the appeal of building your own home and community over buying a house?

  • Article image Forget 2.4 children, this is the modern family

    No two families are the same. We’re all individuals, and our relationship with our relations is just as complex and unique. It’s not easy to effectively represent the ever diversifying face of the ‘modern’ family – and a bold attempt by Honey Maid has sparked fresh debate.