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01 Apr 2008
An International Comparison
May 22-24, 2008
Department of Urban Open Space Planning
Universitat Kassel

New gardens of everyday life and use are becoming widespread in cities around Germany and other European countries. Whereas experts still concentrate on traditional types of gardens, changed kinds are emerging, especially joint projects such as “International Gardens” by and for migrants, “selfharvesting-gardens” or vegetable patches in public parks. Phenomena like these are identified as forward-looking elements in urban development which require closer examination. The conference “Gardens as everyday culture” is
seen as a step in that direction.

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The aim of all descriptions of cities is to know how to live, to see what is coming and accept it and become part of it or, better, see what could...
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Gardending Superfund Sites is an art project that fosters discourse around the issues of nature preservation, industry, and activism. Information and workshops with students and community groups to create a call to action to high tech industries to take responsibility for their actions.
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Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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