Posts tagged "urban policy"
Fresh approaches to urban design in the metropolitan Seoul

Fresh approaches to urban design in the metropolitan Seoul

Seoul is one of the world’s most dense cities. While the city is internationally known for the rapid economic growth and massive urban development in the past, it is largely overlooked that fresh approaches to urban development, which differ from the earlier period, are taking place in the metropolitan Seoul. One approach is related to...
Community gardening - Community ungardening

Community gardening – Community ungardening

Clementi Makeshift Farm getting the boot, literally. Copyright © Matthew Allen, WSJ A community garden is a single piece of land gardened collectively by a group of people.                                                      ...
Community Greens: A brief comparison between the gardening schemes in Singapore and Hong Kong

Community Greens: A brief comparison between the gardening schemes in Singapore and Hong Kong

Tampines Green Community Gardens in Singapore Sau Pau Ming Community Gardens in Hong Kong  Gardening as a social process Collective gardening is a huge trend in the city. There are rooftops, vacant land and underutilized spaces that can be used for gardening. In other words, there are lots of opportunities. But why it is in...
Urban regeneration in Barcelona and Seoul: different approaches, similar consequences?

Urban regeneration in Barcelona and Seoul: different approaches, similar consequences?

The consequences of urban regeneration in Barcelona and Seoul suggest that in the conditions of neoliberal urban policy citizens in Europe and Asia face similar problems in their everyday life. This article discusses the recent transformation of Poblenou and Wangsimni in Barcelona and Seoul and briefly reveals some of the reasons for remarkably similar consequences...