Technology

Tomorrow's cities: A glimpse into the future of signs

Our cities are changing and technology is playing a big part in that change. The sci-fi vision of people commuting using jetpacks may not be that far off.

In his project Signs from the Near Future, blogger Fernando Barbella takes a wry look at how our street signs may also have to change to take account of driverless cars, internet-connected contact lenses and solar roads.

He spoke to us for our Tomorrow's Cities series - and showed us some snapshots from the near future:

All images subject to copyright. Music by Nu Shooz and Lonestar. Audio interview by Jane Wakefield. Photofilm production by Paul Kerley.

Related:

Signs from the Near Future on Tumblr

Tomorrow's Cities - BBC

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