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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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Let Us Change England’s Economic Geography

By Caspar Lundsgaard-Hansen This week the Economist, a weekly news and international affairs publication from England, highlighted that railroad connections usually serve two directions. You think this is trivial? Well, maybe not.

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High Line New York City: When Green Becomes Gold

By Caspar Lundsgaard-Hansen The High Line is a linear public park in New York City. It was built on a section of a former elevated railroad line in in lower Manhattan and not only boasts stunning architecture and a rich … Continue reading

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Diseconomies of Scale in Urbanism

By Caspar Lundsgaard-Hansen The Economist, a weekly news and international affairs publication from England, published an article on the limits of cities in Latin America. The article states that megacities in Latin America risk becoming a constraint on economic growth.

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Announcement: Panel Discussion in Berlin “What Strategy for the North of Neukölln?”

On August 31st (7 p.m.), INPOLIS GmbH, zuhause e. V. and Vollgut GmbH take the stage at Vollgutlager on the site of the old ‘Kindl’ brewery in Berlin-Neukölln (Werbellinstraße 50, 12053 Berlin) and organise a panel discussion on local city … Continue reading

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Announcement: Panel Discussion ‘Quo Vadis Creative Economy?’ Part II

Date: August 23rd, 2011 Time: 7 pm Location: Radialsystem V Hosts: Dr. Bastian Lange (Multiplicities Berlin) and Ares Kalandides (INPOLIS)

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B(r)and Aid for Nations

By Renard Teipelke Do you remember the time when some nations or their progressive leaders/decision makers thought of nation branding as an innovative and cool tool to position their country in a globalized world?! That is to say: a time … Continue reading

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Farewell Welfare?

By Renard Teipelke In the typical Hollywood movie, a homeless person is normally sitting in front of a office building and begging for a few cents. In contrast to other features of Hollywood movies, this is actually not an unrealistic … Continue reading

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Criticism -> Skepticism -> Death-Knell-Attitude

By Renard Teipelke For decades, courageous, enthousiastic, and convinced citizens have fought for a better democracy in Germany: more transparent, more direct, more accountable. What these citizens have achieved can hardly be described by any words. They fought the system, … Continue reading

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