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Gardens in the City (I): Community Gardening

by Markus Kather Despite (or because of) the grey Berlin winter, I was thinking about green spaces lately. Urban gardening and urban gardens became one of the top issues in urbanism: as a (planner’s) strategy to deal with transformations in … Continue reading

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The Zabbaleen – Functional Informal Waste Management in Cairo – Part II

By Jakob Hebsaker and Renard Teipelke* In our first article, we introduced the waste management system in Cairo. Now, we want to shed light on recent developments and further implications for the future. The waste management system in Cairo knows … Continue reading

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The Zabbaleen – Functional Informal Waste Management in Cairo – Part I

By Jakob Hebsaker and Renard Teipelke* Waste management might belong to those urban issues that are best managed when we do not recognize them. Once we are complaining about dirty streets or overflowing trash cans, we are reminded of hidden … Continue reading

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Place and Place Management

by Ares Kalandides I was browsing through the site of the Institute of Place Management to understand how they define it and found the following definiton (which I re-write in my own words):

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