A short recap of my recent fabulous and inspiring trip to New England and Detroit (with lots of pictures)!
New Project: Vacancy, Reuse & Creativity – A Cross-Atlantic Study of Urban Reinvention in Small and Mid-Sized Cities
I’m off to the US today to start fieldwork on my newest research project, which builds on my recent book about urban development through culture. You can read the project summary here.
Today’s post examines concrete policy measures which could work against gentrification and the displacement of commons and creative projects.
What do Bremen and Bologna have in common? They both used administrative restructuring to address their citizens’ needs and desires and boost civil society’s involvement in urban development – with great results! In this post, I explore administrative restructuring’s potentials for growth in peripheral and rural areas.