• IKEA planned to build an entire neighborhood in London - now it's finally happening without IKEA

    22 days ago - By Chron

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    Seven years ago, developers from Ikea's intellectual property team, the
    Inter Ikea Group, announced a plan to build a 26-acre community in East London. The project garnered widespread attention for its simplistic, sustainable design - reminiscent of the popular Ikea aesthetic - and car-free zones, which intended to cut down on vehicle traffic.
    For those familiar with Ikea's difficult-to-assemble furniture, it also provided an easy target: "Hold on to your instruction manuals," wrote CityLab's Eric Jaffe. "Ikea's building an entire neighborhood in London. I wonder if it comes...
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  • IKEA planned to build an entire neighborhood in London - now it's finally happening without IKEA

    IKEA planned to build an entire neighborhood in London - now it's finally happening without IKEA

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Seven years ago, developers from Ikea's intellectual property team, the Inter Ikea Group, announced a plan to build a 26-acre community in East London. The project garnered widespread attention for its simplistic, sustainable design - reminiscent of the popular Ikea aesthetic - and car-free zones , which intended to cut down on vehicle traffic.
    For those familiar with Ikea's difficult-to-assemble furniture, it also provided an easy target: "Hold on to your instruction manuals," wrote CityLab's Eric Jaffe. "Ikea's building an entire neighborhood in London. I wonder if it comes flat-packed?...
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