Urban Development

Changing Societies through Urban Commons Transitions

Published: 8 February 2018

Why are urban commons so crucial for a social-ecological transition? A review on grassroots initiatives for urban commons transitions in the global north and south and the construction of an institutional framework.

Guanabara Bay: Neglect and Resistance

Published: 5 January 2017

The Guanabara Bay is one of Rio de Janeiros postcard symbols and venue for the regattas of the Olympic Games 2016. This book by journalist Emanuel Alencar shows that the Olympic Games passed without fulfilling one of its important promises: the clean-up of the bay.