Reactivating Vacant Buildings – Blog post 2 published!

I have more results coming out! The second and final blog post for the Reactivating Vacant Buildings project, which discusses the projects that we visited in the US, has been published. Many, many thanks to our generous hosts in Detroit and Cleveland for sharing their projects with us. You can read the post on the GMF’s website here: http://www.gmfus.org/blog/2019/05/16/reactivating-vacant-buildings-approaches-united-states And if you missed the first blog post about three case studies in Germany, you can check that out again here: http://www.gmfus.org/blog/2018/12/05/reactivating-vacant-buildings-three-approaches-germany

Reactivating Vacant Buildings – Blog post 1 published!

Hey all, I have been working hard all winter, which means I am going to have a number of results to share with you over the coming months. First stop: the first blog post for the Reactivating Vacant Buildings project, which discusses the projects that we visited in Germany, has been published. Many, many thanks to our generous hosts in Bremen, Chemnitz & Halle (Saale) for sharing their projects with us. You can read the post on the GMF’s website here: http://www.gmfus.org/blog/2018/12/05/reactivating-vacant-buildings-three-approaches-germany

Can administrative restructuring increase regional growth?

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.