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The roof over our policies. Why housing finance mechanisms are not enough

Slightly more than a month ago, on 15 September 2014, over 100 people were evacuated from 50 Vulturilor Street, not too far away from central Bucharest. Taken o...

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On participation and neighbourhood planning

I recently stumbled upon a talk given by Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena at TED Global 2014. Having to come up with solutions for building adequate homes fo...

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Planning and City-Region Governance: Challenges for Urban Development in Bucharest

By Irina Paraschivoiu (LSE) & Fabian Wenner (LSE)Despite sharing some of the common challenges faced by post-socialist cities, the experience of Bucharest o...

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What resilience planning can tell us about decentralization and community engagement

By Irina Paraschivoiu“Resilience” has come to be used frequently in planning, and currently encompasses strategies dealing with economic downturns, climate chan...

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