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Pick of the day: Hamburg’s Creative Class and the Post-Creative City | This Big City

“Hamburg, being an industrial centre rather than a traditional university hub, has unrealised potential to break into new fields of higher and vocational education, expanding its already well-established position in media and logistics markets. Additional to the interest in engaging knowledge … Continue reading

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Second Hand Spaces – Recylcling Sites with Temoporary Use

by Valentin Schipfer It all began at Vienna’s Ur3anize! Festival which lasted for a week in October this year. There I attended an evening discussion on temporary use of abandoned or vacant urban spaces. The two guys and discussants from … Continue reading

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The five best places to live in the world, and why | Money | The Guardian

… I always think these ratings are amazingly stupid, even if they are supposed to be humorous. I would not mind if the author used the first person (i.e. the best places for ME in the world), but he uses … Continue reading

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Squatting in German Cities: Then and Now

By Renard Teipelke Last Thursday, November 17, 2011, gentrification and urban politics experts Andrej Holm and Wolf Wetzel gave a lecture at Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main. The lecture was titled “Squatting is worthwhile – staying, too” and combined the two … Continue reading

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Announcement: Lecture on City Branding & Creative Cities

By Renard Teipelke On the upcoming Saturday, May 28th, four experts for creative cities and industries are going to give lectures at the Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies / Humboldt University in Berlin (7pm-11pm; Unter den Linden 6, 10117 … Continue reading

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Hamburg – Green Capital because so many have to live in parks?

by Ares Kalandides “The European Commission awarded Hamburg the title of “European Green Capital 2011” in Brussels, February 23, 2009. With Stockholm as European Green Capital 2010 and Hamburg 2011, the two cities were the first to ever receive an … Continue reading

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Spaces of Transformation – successful places (part 2)

by Ares Kalandides (for Part 1 see here) Material resources are things such as the quality and quantity of available space, the use and exchange value of land, density, heterogeneity etc. From my experience what is particularly important for the … Continue reading

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Spaces of Transformation – successful places

by Ares Kalandides Having spent three days in Hamburg for a symposium, I will dedicate several posts in the following days to issues that inspired me there. The symposium was part of a reflexion process about how to develop the … Continue reading

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Hamburg – A Great City on a Great River

by Nils Grube This movie by Kurt Wolfes is the English version of the film “Hamburg, mal ganz anders”. It was produced in 1969 and was played as supporting film for the movie “Love Story” (1971).

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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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