How do we reactivate vacant buildings in inner cities? In this article, I go into four steps for revitalizing vacant downtown spaces with some examples from my work.
How can cities support their creative sectors when public health demands that their traditional business models be laid still? I have a new article out on the URBACT blog which explores good practices and examines how cities can move from immediate help to sustainable new models. Check it out here.
Today’s post examines the effect of push and pull factors in the real estate market on creative industries and examines the potentials for cultural innovation in smaller and mid-sized cities.
A short recap of my recent fabulous and inspiring trip to New England and Detroit (with lots of pictures)!
Two and a half years in the making – my first book in German!
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.
My first full-length work since my dissertation will be coming out in German this summer.…