The American philosopher, a lover of European cities, speaks of the dilemma of how to be a tourist without harming the environment or causing damage to local communities.
The novelist and president of PEN International highlights the cosmopolitan spirit of Istanbul and recalls that Gustave Flaubert was fascinated by the diversity of languages he heard in its streets.
Tourism is a huge source of income for Barcelona, and for some of its citizens, who have no qualms about attracting more and more tourists without a thought for the serious consequences this entails.
Members of the Mietshäuser Syndikat (Union of Rented Housing) describe the model of collective appropriation of space and present projects of widely varying approaches and settings of housing.
The German philosopher speaks of public spaces that make it possible for us to work out who we are through interaction with strangers. At the same time, public spaces are a precondition for collective democratic action.
On 4 and 5 March the first meeting of the Advisory Committee of the European Prize for Urban Public Space was held at the CCCB. The Board for this year’s award consists of ten European institutions working in the domains of architecture and urban planning.
Forensic Architecture (FA) is a research agency based at Goldsmiths, University of London. Its multidisciplinary team works together to reconstruct and document cases of abuse for purposes of reporting them in legal and political forums.
An architect and sociologist with a long career concerned with cities, he considers several key aspects of urban transformation and reviews examples of good urban public space practices around the world.
Growing our own food in urban areas makes us rethink the urban-rural relationship. Following seven urban agriculture projects in Berlin presented in the documentary, we reflect on the social, economic, environmental, political and health repercussions that come with it.
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