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Down memory lane hotel
The Four Season’s luxury hotel in Toronto has launched a participatory project with its audience via social networks. The hotel is moving locations and so to celebrate the history and moments that the building has seen, past guests and employees are invited to create and become co-authors of a memory book.
Why it matters
Is this a good example about how a top leading brand can capture and share all the good experiences they offered their customers? Can brands enhance the relationship by making customers revisit nostalgic and emotional moments?
Transport for London tube drivers on the Piccadilly line have been given a book of famous quotes to read out as part of their daily announcements. The initiative was created by Turner Prize artist Jeremy Deller as part of TFL’s Art on the Underground scheme. Deller hopes it will make commuters' journeys a bit more thought provoking.
The T-Box is a power generator that captures wind energy from passing trains. Placed beside the current tracks on 1 km stretches the generators would be able to power remote areas that lack electricity or rail sub-systems.