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Drastic shifts in local retail districts – is tourism the driver?

By Markus Kather and Paul Köper  Are you looking for a small boutique or an antique shop in the north of Berlin’s Schöneberg district? Whereas a few years ago you would stumble into one of them at almost any corner, … Continue reading

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The Berlin Update: 26 January 2012

by Ares Kalandides Starting this week, you will regularly find here a commented selection of news about (or from Germany) that have a geographical (or geopolitical) focus. I don’t need to stress that it is my own very biassed choice: … Continue reading

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Symbolic Planning: Urban Planning vs. Place Branding, Take III

Αthens skyline by Ares Kalandides I used the term ‘symbolic planning’ the other day to talk about the type of urban planning that is more concerned with the symbolic value of places than with responding to any pressing needs (s. … Continue reading

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