Terms like 'participation' and 'cooperative planning' now belong to the standard repertoire of urban development projects. But can we actually appropriate the city and architecture as future users?
Wessen Stadt? D 2017, 54:00 min, OV with English subtitles, Dir: Hans Christian Post
The film covers the architectural controversy in Berlin of the 1990s, and traces its impact to this day. Can the city remain a city for everybody?
To the Table, UKR 2017, 13:52 mins., OV with subtitles, Dir: Anna Dobrova
Niemandsland – Über die Zukunft einer verlassenen Stadt, D 2017, 82:00 mins, OV (in German), Dir: Philipp Kohl & Donnie Schoenemond
Following the withdrawal of the US military, new life is to breathed into the empty Benjamin Franklin Village: a new district for Mannheim that does not extinguish the old is being planned by MVDR with the participation and input of the local residents.