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Articles - Gentrification

“Gentrifiers Want To Rename Harlem Area ‘SoHa’ And Residents Are Pissed”, Taryn Finley
In: Huffington Post, 26.5.2017
Source: www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/gentrifiers-want-to-rename-harlem-area-soha_us_592830a5e4b0df34c35b7e0c
Accessed: 27.5.2017

Politics

Silhuettes of the Copenhagen Cityscape

Well to set the scene, as I ever so often do, I once again wandered the streets of Copenhagen, and let my eyes scatter the scenery. 500 more words

Copenhagen

Transformative Urban Development Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Marc Bartsch BTRP M.L.Arch RPIA RLA

Since the delivery of the presentation ‘Public Transport Revolution: The Making of Place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’ in Brisbane in 2015, work on the Riyadh Metro has continued at a rapid pace, and by early 2017 most of the required tunnelling is complete. 446 more words

Urban Design

Cities, Prosperity and Influence

This paper examines how cities can shape their own destinies and help address urban, national and international challenges. It explores the increasingly important balance between nations – which must give their cities the autonomy and support they need to prosper – and cities – which need to ensure that their pursuit of city-led agendas do not run counter to national interests and diplomacy. 21 more words

Urban Issues

This area in Detroit is now America’s first 100% organic, self-sustainable neighborhood : The Hearty Soul

***Community Development Series: Detroit Rising***

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          Placemaking–whether it is called that or not–is happening all over Detroit. 100 more words

The Birth of a City, In Fits and Starts

The 2010 earthquake leveled Haitian cities, displacing 1.5 million people. Thousands have now relocated to an area north of Port-au-Prince, Canaan, which was declared to be public domain land in an effort to find more space for shelters. 376 more words

Nonfiction

How Built-Out Barcelona Found Space for an Urban Forest - CityLab

***Transforming Communities Series: Greening of Barcelona***

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          One of the easiest and most important things a community can do to counter the impact of climate change is to “green” with trees, parks, and gardens. 66 more words