Who is the city for?
Europe’s housing crisis affects everyone, but is especially a concern among millennials. Unaffordable rents and property prices, as well as rapid gentrification, raise a question about the actual purpose of cities. Read a compilation of our articles on urbanism, housing, and cities.
On four European ports
Boundaries of tolerance in the European city
The extra-legal production of space in Belgrade during and after socialism
Published 21 February 2019
Original in English
First published by Eurozine
The economics of real estate: speculation and urban development
The spatial limits of speculation have been broken and the world is constantly combed for investment opportunities. The aim is to create the image of prosperous, dynamic cities, but for the majority of the urban population, it’s more a curse than a blessing.
Controversy and discourse surrounding a market hall in Berlin
Exemplary urban renewal project or just another hipster hang out? A historical market hall in Berlin now hosting regular farmers’ markets enjoys massive popularity. Except among the locals, that is.