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The Gulf Emirates: Urbanity – Vision – Gambling

By Renard Teipelke SPIEGEL journalist Alexander Smoltczyk has done something that was long overdue: unveiling the Gulf Emirates’ strengths and weaknesses from the perspective of an urbanist. The German article is about post-petrol economies, their skyrocketing progress during the past … Continue reading

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High Times in Hamburg: Port City Mulls Cable Car to Red-Light District – SPIEGEL ONLINE

    If Hamburg officials give the project a green light, the northern city-state might get a cable car connecting its famed St. Pauli entertainment district — home to the Reeperbahn red-light district — with the site of the International … Continue reading

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Death in Venice: An Italian Idyll Fights for Its Very Survival – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International

© Der Spiegel The city of Venice absorbs 20 million tourists each year. In addition, rising water levels have meant an increasing number of floods each year. A new barrier aims to keep Mother Nature at bay, but Venice faces … Continue reading

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