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1 November 2014 Unpublished

Berlin Imaginarium - Urban Transformation Through Storytelling

by Petra Havelska

“The stories that we tell matter because they indicate how we see the world, and whether we believe we have the power and capacity to shape it for the better.” (The Dreaming City and the Power of Mass Imagination)

16 December 2013 Unpublished

Changwon Diary

by Igor Marko

I was recently invited to visit the city of Changwon, South Korea, to give a keynote lecture about the role of placemaking at the annual Eco-city Conference. During my short stay I had the opportunity to discuss the vision for Changwon through experiencing the city’s past and present urban development and discussions with the Mayor, his advisory team, architects and planners, centred around the city’s future ambition as a truly sustainable place to live in, work in and visit. I have also witnessed the efforts on ground, through walking around old and new parts of Changwon and talking to the local residents, clearly indicating that the ambition for the city is not merely a written policy, but is being successfully implemented.