LANDSCALES

Territorial Regenerational Narrative Toolbox based in Wallonia, Belgium

Freies Neukölln, Weserstr, Berlin-Neukölln. Gentrification in Berlin’s former problem borrough. The Creative Class marches in and the founders of the first szene-pub in this corner feel unwell, guilty and overrunned. That’s why this speech on their own account is necessary, long overdue and probably still too friendly.

Enabling Lifestyle Innovation

When Susa told me about the uneasy relationship between the old residents and newcomers in the Schillerkiez neighbourhood of Berlin, I didn’t really understand how much tension was in the air. This city hosts many people I have come to love; over time it has become my second home, but I have always been hesitant to really move here because of the work situation. With property prices in the capital having risen by nearly 40% between 2003 and 2011, it is clear that unless creative ways can be found to better share the city, many of its less affluent residents will eventually be driven out.  Some are reacting by blaming the tourists and bohemian hipsters and openly showing their rage …

I am not sure that placing the blame on newcomers alone is really fair or constructive. The existing residents are themselves partially responsible for the social exclusion of…

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Comme expliqué dans le post précédent, j’ai l’occasion de me trouver au Youth Forum de Liège Expo 2017 (organisé conjointement par la carte jeunes ISIC). J’ai l’opportunité exceptionnelle d’interagir sur des sujets brulants (Transport, Culture, Santé, …) avec des jeunes représentants de 60 nationalités différentes.

Ainsi donc, vers 11h, me voici arrivé à la prestigieuse gare de Liège-Guillemins, point de rendez-vous du forum jeunesse (en tant que symbole, on ne pouvait trouver meilleur point de rendez-vous que la gare de Calatrava). Ayant été désigné comme “Rapporteur”, je me suis fait interviewer par l’équipe de tournage mise sur pied pour l’occasion sur mes ressentis en tant que participant au forum, et sur mes impressions à chaud. Sur ce que je comptais réaliser, et sur mes attentes vis à vis du forum.

Directement, nous avons été pris en charge par des organisateurs motivés et motivants ! Après un lunch…

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Essays on community sustainability: my favorite posts of the year | Kaid Benfield’s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

Essays on community sustainability: my favorite posts of the year | Kaid Benfield’s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC.

The new economy: work closer, live smaller, connect better | Kaid Benfield’s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

The new economy: work closer, live smaller, connect better | Kaid Benfield’s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC.