Category Archives: housing

Rent control in Berlin

From the 1st of June, Berlin has become the first city in Germany where the rent-control legislation has come into force. The law was presented in April 2013 by the senator Michael Müller -Senator for Urban Development and the Environment – in

Rent control in Berlin

From the 1st of June, Berlin has become the first city in Germany where the rent-control legislation has come into force. The law was presented in April 2013 by the senator Michael Müller -Senator for Urban Development and the Environment – in

State-led gentrification in London

An interesting article by The Economist –Unreal Estate: Regeneration is forcing the working class out of central London – about the impressive wave of state-led gentrification of council estate in London that is pushing out the traditional working-class. As land values keep

State-led gentrification in London

An interesting article by The Economist –Unreal Estate: Regeneration is forcing the working class out of central London – about the impressive wave of state-led gentrification of council estate in London that is pushing out the traditional working-class. As land values keep

The Smithsons on housing

A short beautiful documentary on The Smithsons and what is behind The Robin Hood Gardens estate in London. A little gem that must be watched. A bit slow , but you can find fascinating images of London at that time.

The Smithsons on housing

A short beautiful documentary on The Smithsons and what is behind The Robin Hood Gardens estate in London. A little gem that must be watched. A bit slow , but you can find fascinating images of London at that time.

Paris new housing policy

What can you do when a once socially mixed neighborhood starts turning into a “ghetto for the rich”? Quite a lot, according to the city of Paris. As part of a massive home-building drive, the government of France’s capital has

Paris new housing policy

What can you do when a once socially mixed neighborhood starts turning into a “ghetto for the rich”? Quite a lot, according to the city of Paris. As part of a massive home-building drive, the government of France’s capital has