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Not again with Berlin…

By Renard Teipelke The expert seemed quite outraged hearing my question about Frankfurt am Main’s reputation as an economically strong capital of finance that lacks the alternative style and subcultural creativity of Berlin. I moved from Germany’s capital city to … Continue reading

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Cultural Flagship Projects – Part II

by Renard Teipelke In my first article on cultural flagship projects*, I tried to conceptualize the topic. Now, I will connect the flagship idea ‘Western style’ with the Middle Eastern North African (MENA) region. My last article will deal with … Continue reading

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Cultural Flagship Projects – Part I

by Renard Teipelke In the next weeks, I will contribute a series of articles on cultural flagship projects to this blog.* Since Kenneth Wardrop and other authors have already written about British and Scottish cities reinventing themselves through branding their … Continue reading

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A Berliner Kindl as an Opportunity for Post-Industrial Neukölln

By Valentin Schipfer and Caspar Lundsgaard-Hansen Probably the Berliner Kindl would have been proud to see what is going on at its place of birth nowadays – whether sober or tipsy. In these days the Vollgut GmbH and zuHause e.V. are … Continue reading

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Second Call for Papers | Mediterranean Tourism Conference in Antalya April 2012

(Subscribe to the blog to receive regular updates and related news ) in:polis | urbanism in cooperation with the School of Tourism and Hotel Management (Akdeniz University Antalya) are happy to announce the Second Call for Papers for the Conference … Continue reading

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NEMONA – A Fashion Show

By Caspar Lundsgaard-Hansen & Renard Teipelke This week, we introduced NEMONA – a prime example of local network initiatives in sustainable urban development with a thematic focus on the fashion production in Berlin – and published an interview with NEMONA project … Continue reading

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NEMONA – An Interview

By Caspar Lundsgaard-Hansen & Renard Teipelke In our last article, we introduced NEMONA – a prime example of local network initiatives in sustainable urban development with a thematic focus on the fashion production in Berlin. In order to gain further … Continue reading

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NEMONA – An Introduction

By Caspar Lundsgaard-Hansen & Renard Teipelke The fashion and design scene is booming in Berlin. The inner-city part of Berlin’s district Neukölln is becoming the latest insider’s tip for the capital city’s cool and hip urban life. Cultural diversity and … Continue reading

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M&Ms in Wisconsin – Part II: Milwaukee

By Renard Teipelke Only four mayors in 60 years – three of them socialists (sic!). Considering Milwaukee’s 20th century history, the preconditions are really exciting for a US-American city. The Sewer Socialist movement emerged from Milwaukee and included famous figures … Continue reading

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M&Ms in Wisconsin – Part I: Madison

By Renard Teipelke The picture of the United States in the media often tends to be limited to the coastal areas versus the ‘crazy’ heartland. There are many states that are probably more important than the Mid-Western state of Wisconsin … Continue reading

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