Printed!

Our first newsprint Locally Grown City's first foray into traditional media was published on Saturday May 5th in the Berliner Zeitung.

This tightened version of Tender Tender was printed to coincide with a lecture I gave at a workshop organized by StadtNeuDenken. The workshop focused on alternatives to selling public land to the highest bidder, and processes to use public land for broader urban development goals.

The workshop was a great success, and is yet another milestone towards changing Berlin's land use and urban development policy. StadtNeuDenken Workshop


Special Thanks to Harald Jähner from the Berliner Zeitung for his engagement, and to Jürgen Breiter, Mathias Heyden, and Florian Schmidt from StadtNeuDenken for all the amazing energy they put into organizing the workshop.

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