How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed our use and perception of urban public spaces? Find out in this, my third Ten Minute Talk, in which I explore expanded outdoor dining, new pedestrian zones and pop up bike lanes in my home city of Berlin.
Check out the first episode in my new monthly video series, Ten Minute Talks. Today’s talk examines how urban planning can be examined through the gendered lens using the examples of safety, accessibility, public bathrooms and active recreation.
What is social constructionism and what does it have to do with urban development?
My talk from the conference “Interface to Place: Remaking divisive lines into shared spaces” is now online. Click on the image in this post to watch the whole talk (about 24 minutes).
Exciting news! I have been selected for the role of lead expert for the Gendered Landscape URBACT Action Planning Network, which will be led by the city of Umea.
I was in Belfast last week for the conference “Interface to Place: Remaking divisive lines into shared spaces.” Today’s post shares some insights and photos from that trip.
Many thanks to Adam Polko for the invitation to share my current work on urban commons at the Economics University in Katowice and hear all about his research on the subject. It was an inspiring few days! I’m excited to head back to the office and incorporate some of the topics we spoke about into the Urban Commons Cookbook. Home stretch!
We were recently invited to present the results of the Model Space Project to the cultural commission at the Berlin State Legislature (Abgeordnetenhaus) and made it into the news! Read more here.
It has been a very busy summer full of great news on the project front. Here’s a quick update!
So we’ve officially concluded the first round of the Berlin Urban Commons Series, which ran…
Which parts of commons theory can be applied to the management of public spaces and what should one consider when applying this theory to the real world? Today’s post explores these questions and goes into detail about my input at the Berlin Senate Department’s Zentrenwerkstatt last week.
I’m going to be giving several talks this fall about urban commons, so today I’m going to delve into what makes urban commons different from other forms of commons.
Martin Schwegmann and I have tackled urban commons again in our newest article together as part of an event we both took part in in January for the program Actors of Urban Change. Check out the links in this post to download the article and the full publication.
According to my newest article – yes! And the people who get to decide where to put those benches influence our daily life in cities’ public spaces. Check out and excerpt here and follow the link at the bottom of the post to download the full article.
Looking forward to taking part in the Hacking Urban Furniture conference on April 7th &…