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Private Cities: When Ikea and Co. Develop Your City

by Valentin Schipfer Concrete gold is back. Since the financial crisis in 2008 real-estate has become one of the most popular types of investment. No matter whether you are an international developer or a speculator, most cities welcome you with … Continue reading

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Pick of the Day: A report from Gezi Park

Foll0wing the brutal dispersion and attacks on protesters occupying Gezi Park, Domus publishes an account of the events by sociologist and professor Pelin Tan, with pictures by activist Eunseon Park: “The transformation of the the urban environment has become a … 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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Istanbul – Mercan Dede

Why can’t they make image films of this quality for cities? YouTube – Mercan Dede – Istanbul.

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