FG Städtebau und internationale Urbanistik (Habitat Unit)

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East Africa’s Policy and Stakeholder Integration of Informal Operators in Electric Mobility Transitions—Kigali, Nairobi, Kisumu and Dar es Salaam

Galuszka, Jakub ; Martin, Emilie ; Nkurunziza, Alphonse ; Achieng’ Oginga, Judith ; Senyagwa, Jacqueline ; Teko, Edmund ; Lah, Oliver (2021-02-04)

Electric mobility is beginning to enter East African cities. This paper aims to investigate what policy-level solutions and stakeholder constellations are established in the context of electric mobility (e-mobility) in Dar es Salaam, Kigali, Kisumu and Nairobi and in which ways they attempt to tackle the implementation of electric mobility solutions. The study employs two key methods including ...

Architectures of asylum: Making home in a state of permanent temporariness

Steigemann, Anna Marie ; Misselwitz, Philipp (2020-09-01)

Urban research in Germany has started to address the socio-spatial distribution and architectures of so-called collective accommodation for asylum seekers, refugee camps, and new forms of ethnic segregation triggered by refugee movements in recent years. The spatial practices of refugees themselves within these processes have not yet been a subject of substantive research. Combining research me...

Interfaces

(2020)

The URA periodical is an annual open-access publication, which will accompany the Sino-German research and development project Urban-Rural Assembly (URA,01LE1804A-D), sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) as part of the FONA program Sustainable Development of Urban Regions (NUR). By combining scientific and essayistic writings, photographic works, and/or eth...

Beyond the decay? Positive patterns in the development of a large housing estate: the case of Olechów-Janów district in Łódź, Poland

Galuszka, Jakub (2020-07-03)

A lot of attention in the academic and policy debate has been given to the process of transformation of large housing estates in Central and Eastern Europe post 1989. This included debate about their decreasing socio-economic status and the gradual deterioration of housing structures. Nevertheless, the transformation processes in various estates have not necessarily followed the same pattern an...

The rehabilitation of slums and informal settlements in greater Cairo

Abouelmagd, Shaimaa Ahmed Shehata (2020)

With rapid informal urban growth and policies implemented to deal with this phenomenon, both the global discourse around urban informality and the policies associated with human settlements aim at improving livelihood by providing sustainability, safety, equality, and targeting slum reduction; in keeping with the sustainable development goal 11 that addresses these issues and influences global ...

Examining patterns of policy change in a post-socialist city: the evolution of inner-city regeneration approaches in Łódź, Poland, after 1989

Galuszka, Jakub (2017)

The article analyses the process of transformation of inner-city regeneration strategies in the Central Eastern European city of Łódź in Poland. During the period of structural adjustment that commenced with the fall of socialist regime in 1989, the city experienced multiple problems linked to the closure of the textile industry, depopulation and a number of social issues. In their search for a...

Adapting to informality: multistory housing driven by a co-productive process and the People’s Plans in Metro Manila, Philippines

Galuszka, Jakub (2020)

Faced with an ever-increasing demand for land in Metro Manila, as well as with the domination of standardised low-income housing models, the local civil society and the urban-poor sector embarked on the development of an alternative shelter approach in-city multistorey housing delivered through the People’s Plan. The article documents the emergence of the approach, interrogates its main assumpt...

Co-Production as a Driver of Urban Governance Transformation? The Case of the Oplan LIKAS Programme in Metro Manila, Philippines

Galuszka, Jakub (2019-06-10)

Social movement-initiated co-production has been increasingly described as an approach that enables urban poor communities in the South to gain wider access to urban governance. However, with a predominant focus on project-level interventions, the case studies in which movements truly affect governance matters in a metro scale are rare. One of the examples involving such an achievement is the a...

What makes urban governance co-productive? Contradictions in the current debate on co-production

Galuszka, Jakub (2018-06-05)

Following a number of prominent concepts in urban planning, like participatory planning or self-help housing, co-production has started to gain momentum in the global South context. While it is has been long discussed as a means of service provision, the term is more and more often used in the broader sense of urban governance and policy planning. This understanding goes beyond the aspect of sc...

Co-production - between service delivery strategy and urban governance transformation approach

Galuszka, Jakub (2020)

This dissertation explores the role of co-production in transforming existing urban governance frameworks. Specifically, it interrogates how the co-production of housing between civil society or urban poor groups and the public sector influences urban governance processes. While referring to the existing interpretations of co-production, this thesis focuses on the hitherto largely unexplored i...