A Right To Fight For: Berlin’s Housing Referendum in Context
with Neelke Wagner
Based in Berlin, Neelke Wagner works as a scientific advisor for energy and climate policies. She has studied political science and philosophy in B…
Cycling Without Age: The Right to Wind in Your Hair
with Pernille Bussone
Cycling Without Age (CWA) is a volunteer-based organization first started in Copenhagen in 2012. By means of a collaboration with the city municipa…
Decentralising and Democratising Energy
with Neel Tamhane, Solar Strategy Lead from SPACE10
I first came across Neel Tamhane’s work when he was featured in the documentary 2040. He was working in Bangladesh helping villages to produce, consume, share or sell electricity.
Learning from Quarantine
with David Calas
One story per day, many questions for the days to come. For 40 days, from March 19th to April 27th 2020, David Calas, Sven Wuttej and Clemens Horvath …
The New Economics Foundation on tackling the housing crisis
with Hanna Wheatley
Treating the housing crisis as an issue of supply only, as most mainstream and free-market economists tend to do, ignores the changing role of housing and land in the UK.
The community land trust, Stadtbodenstiftung, in Berlin on turning land into commons
with Andre Sacharow
By getting hold of the land through the CLT model, city dwellers can make sure that local initiatives do not get gentrified out due to spiking rental costs.
Seeing the city
with Nausicaa Pezzoni, on mapping perceptions of European cities
There is an ethical reason for this kind of participatory process. It is the opportunity to listen to participants’ point of view with the intention of building a level of equality between the expert and the disorientated gaze…
To be in a good place
with Kevin Bennett, Fellow at the Center for Urban Design and Mental Health
I am fascinated by the link between biophilic design and well-being. The research linking green spaces and mental health is compelling…
From monuments to nonuments
with Martin Bricelj Baraga and Miloš Kosec of NONUMENT!
Monumentality, commemoration and public display of social and political values, form one of the currents of the process of creation of public space…
Fairbnb’s model for community-led tourism
with Sito Veracruz, co-founder of Fairbnb
Two prominent factors motivated me. Firstly, I am an urban planner, a “classic” urban planner from the Spanish perspective, because I graduate…