Monthly Archives: December 2010

Resident participation: benefit or threat?

Go to any international conference on urban development and resident participation will probably be on the agenda. In the past years, the involvement of local people in urban regeneration projects has become a hot topic debated by policy makers, practitioners … Continue reading

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“Haydarpaşa trainstation belongs to us!”

Exactly one week ago, a destructive fire at Haydarpaşa trainstation shocked Istanbul. The station, located on the Asian side of the city, opened in 1908 and has since formed the most important Eastern gateway to Istanbul. In the past few years the … Continue reading

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