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Light, Quick And Cheap: The Big Shift In Urban Planning

Light, Quick And Cheap: The Big Shift In Urban Planning | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Bryant Park has gone from drug den to beloved meeting place. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In the past, remaking cities has been the stuff of big visions.
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Turchia, sgomberata piazza Taksim
La polizia usa gli idranti contro la folla

Turchia, sgomberata piazza Taksim  <br/>La polizia usa gli idranti contro la folla | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Poco prima Erdogan aveva lanciato un ultimatum: «Liberate Gezi Park entro domenica o lo faranno le forze di sicurezza»
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"La Turchia è in fiamme dopo che la polizia ha deciso di sgomberare dai manifestanti Gezi Park, dove dal 28 di maggio si protesta contro il progetto di ristrutturazione di piazza Taksim."

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[Graz, Austria] Main Station Local Transport Hub / Zechner & Zechner

[Graz, Austria] Main Station Local Transport Hub / Zechner & Zechner | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it

Architects: Zechner & Zechner
Location: Europaplatz, Graz, Austria
Architect In Charge: DI. Kai Uwe Preissl
Construction Steel: Zenkner & Handel
Construction Concrete: Schimetta Consult
Client: Holding Graz Linien
Construction Cost: € 90 Million
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Zechner & Zechner


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Public transport solution: Tram your bike

Public transport solution: Tram your bike | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Here's a clever solution that integrates bicycles with public transport, in this case trams, to increase use.
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Tot, toter, am totesten

Tot, toter, am totesten | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
22. Dezember 2012. Letzter Samstag vor Weihnachten. Weihnachtsstress? Nein, hier nicht. Ein landesweit wohl einmaliges Alleinstellungsmerkmal: Selige Ruhe in der Haupteinkaufsstraße. Herz was willst du mehr...
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Shopping-Paradies Hongkong: "Einkaufen ist Teil unserer Kultur" - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Shopping-Paradies Hongkong: "Einkaufen ist Teil unserer Kultur" - SPIEGEL ONLINE | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Goldene Uhren oder Elektronik, Turnschuhe oder Cartoon-Trash: Wer auf einer Städtereise viele Stunden mit Shopping verbringen will, ist in Hongkong bestens aufgehoben.
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Sachbuch zur Integration: Auf Worte können Taten folgen - taz.de

Sachbuch zur Integration: Auf Worte können Taten folgen - taz.de | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Der Migrationsforscher Bade beklagt, Medien und Politik hätten aus den NSU-Morden und der Sarrazin-Debatte nichts gelernt. Das schade der Integration.
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Gartenkultur: Ist der Buddha der neue Gartenzwerg?

Gartenkultur: Ist der Buddha der neue Gartenzwerg? | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Warum pflanzen die Deutschen auf einmal überall Bambus? Ein Gespräch mit Udo Weilacher, Kenner und Kritiker der Gartenkultur, über falsche Ideale und richtige Tannen.
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Guerilla und Urban Gardening - Der Aufmarsch der Monokulturen - The Intelligence

Guerilla und Urban Gardening - Der Aufmarsch der Monokulturen - The Intelligence | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
In diesem Fall ein sinnvoller Widerspruch: Bomben erschaffen Leben anstatt zu zerstören. Grünes Leben. Dort wo graue Straßen das Stadtbild bestimmen wirken Blumen wie Mahnwachen unseres Geschehens und unserer Lebensweise.
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Prudent gentrification keeps Corktown a small village - Globe and Mail

Prudent gentrification keeps Corktown a small village - Globe and Mail | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
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Prudent gentrification keeps Corktown a small village
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This article is part of Next, The Globe's five-day series examining the people, places, things and ideas that will shape 2013.
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Evolution or gentrification: Do urban farms lead to higher rents? (yes ...

Evolution or gentrification: Do urban farms lead to higher rents? (yes ... | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
(in the tremont area of cleveland ohio as the gentrification was happening most if not all the natural fruit trees and vegtibles were destroyed that were planted by the slave labors that mostly fed thems selves and family as they ...
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Rail network gentrification 'almost complete'

Rail network gentrification 'almost complete' | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Rail travel is now such a luxury that it is almost the sole preserve the upper classes, according to the latest figures.
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Creativity to open new doors for communicators in 2013 - PRWeek

Creativity to open new doors for communicators in 2013 PRWeek NEW YORK: Communicators will play a larger role in shaping companies' business strategies in 2013 as the US economy becomes increasingly driven by creativity and entrepreneurship,...
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Dove c’erano le industrie americane fiorisce un’altra economia

Dove c’erano le industrie americane fiorisce un’altra economia | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Il presente, nella città deindustrializzate d’America, a tratti ricorda i futuri post-apocalittici immaginati da Philip Dick. Fabbriche diroccate. Orti urbani. Strade vuote e silenziose.
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Films & Architecture: “Metropolis”

Films & Architecture: “Metropolis” | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Following with the list of films we propose every week, as The Belly of the Architect, Blade Runner, and Gattaca.This week we are going back to the times

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After the Games: Photographs of Decaying Olympic Sites

After the Games: Photographs of Decaying Olympic Sites | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
The Olympic Games are always proceded by a furious amount of building as host cities construct arenas, pools, ski jumps, Olympic villages, and anything else the games demand.
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Guerilla-Gärtner Richard Reynolds: Der Robin Hood der Blumenbeete

Guerilla-Gärtner Richard Reynolds: Der Robin Hood der Blumenbeete | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Mit seinem Buch "Guerilla Gardening" löste Richard Reynolds 2004 einen Boom der eigenmächtigen Innenstadt-Begrünung aus. Was ist von seinen Idealen übrig geblieben?
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388 Meter: Melbourne baut höchstes Gebäude der Südhalbkugel - SPIEGEL ONLINE

388 Meter: Melbourne baut höchstes Gebäude der Südhalbkugel - SPIEGEL ONLINE | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Australia 108 - der Name ist Programm. In Melbourne soll ein Wolkenkratzer mit 108 Stockwerken entstehen.
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Metropole Dhaka: Ordung für chaotisch wuchernde Megacitys

Metropole Dhaka: Ordung für chaotisch wuchernde Megacitys | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Weltweit wachsen Metropolen in extremem Tempo. So auch Bangladeschs Hauptstadt Dhaka. Wie verschafft man hier jedem Bewohner Arbeit und Raum zum Leben? Von C. Grefe
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Creativi-giovani-precari: quel che il Salone non dice

Creativi-giovani-precari: quel che il Salone non dice | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Giovani, sopra le righe, eccentrici e irrimediabilmente precari. Se ne vedono tanti in giro per Milano in questi giorni del Salone del mobile. Tra cocktail party, showroom, vernissage, openings e
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La Mairie de Paris veut transformer des places de stationnement en minijardins

La Mairie de Paris veut transformer des places de stationnement en minijardins | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Après avoir supprimé 85.615 places de stationnement depuis 2001, la Mairie de Paris veut aller plus loin. Elle projette désormais de « végétaliser » certaines rues…
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Christophe CESETTI's curator insight, January 13, 2014 4:04 PM

Hier les oiseaux y laissaient des plumes. Demain, certaines voitures vont y laisser des roues. Exemple : 30 arbres vont occupés 46 places de stationnements.
ça grince des dents dans les lobbies automobiles... pas grave : on fait des bons dentiers aujourd'hui !!!

Dominique Hebert's curator insight, January 14, 2014 1:37 AM

Heureux d'apprendre cela dans le figaro. Même si parfois je peste quand je cherche une place pour me garer à Paris (j'y vais de moins en moins en voiture), je suis content de voir que ça évolue dans le bon sens.

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"Flächenwahn": Shopping Center wehren sich - salzburg.ORF.at

"Flächenwahn": Shopping Center wehren sich - salzburg.ORF.at | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Die Einkaufszentren rund um die Stadt Salzburg wehren sich gegen die „Flächenwahn“-Kritik einer landesweiten Plattform von Kaufleuten und Touristikern. Bei den „Erweiterungen“ würden zum Großteil nur derzeit leerstehende Flächen genützt.
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Essex County Cricket Club regeneration game to transform city - This is Total Essex

Essex County Cricket Club regeneration game to transform city - This is Total Essex | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
This is Total Essex
Essex County Cricket Club regeneration game to transform city
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AN £85 MILLION regeneration of Essex County Cricket Club is set to transform the face of Chelmsford city centre.
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A unique discussion on gentrification ‹ Church Hill People's News

A unique discussion on gentrification ‹ Church Hill People's News | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
Gentrification, though, means something different in Bronzeville than it does in other neighborhoods. In most U.S. cities the word has generally come to imply the gradual taking of a place from one group (usually poor people, ...
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MP, councillors, local businesspeople and community leaders discuss future ... - Barry and District News

MP, councillors, local businesspeople and community leaders discuss future ... - Barry and District News | urbanism and urban governance | Scoop.it
MP, councillors, local businesspeople and community leaders discuss future ...
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VALE MP Alun Cairns was joined by community leaders to consider Barry's future regeneration funding.
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