In this commentary, we reflect on the limitations, somber difficulties, and possibilities of new geographies of care that have emerged as a result of our limited personal geographies during the time of COVID-19.
Throughout its troubled history, Berlin had been faced several structural changes and could be considered a city always in the making. This article wants to analyse current urban strategies in Berlin, especially focusing on the so-called Berlin Strategy 2030. Through[...]
This article outlines the need to move away from conventionally dualistic framing of deprived urban spaces which highlights their isolation from, or non-conformity to, the dominant society or culture as a gap or a blame. Tracing the evolution of marginalising[...]
The article proposes a territorial and relational reading of spatial issues. Critically focusing on some of the conventional spatial notions - in primis territory and place in terms of closed and bounded entities - the article argues that these notions[...]
Abandoned industrial sites are generally characterized by soil and subsoil contamination. The paradigm currently employed for their remediation is “tabula rasa”, i.e., remediation of the entire site before its repurpose. However, this method is not economically, socially, or technologically sustainable:[...]
Urban rooftops are a potential source of water, energy, and food that contribute to make cities more resilient and sustainable. The use of smart technologies such as solar panels or cool roofs helps to reach energy and climate targets. This[...]