Changing tune in Woodstock

Creative industries and local urban development in Cape Town, South Africa

Does gentrification of the Praga Północ district in Warsaw really exist?

The district is considered a classic example of gentrification

Maintaining Urban Complexities

Seeking Revitalization without Gentrification of an Industrial Riverfront in Gothenburg, Sweden

Silicon Valley, from ‘heart’s delight’ to toxic wasteland

The backlash against its distinctive culture and unscrupulous corporations hints at an imminent twist in its fate

Why outer suburbs lack inner city’s ‘third places’: a partial defence of the hipster

Outer suburbs are becoming increasingly diverse in terms of life stage, ethnicity, culture and employment type

Why hipsters could be seen as modern-day colonisers

They appear progressive, but they actually demonstrate some parallels with the practices and ideologies of the settler-colonialism of earlier centuries

Can our cities’ thriving creative precincts be saved from ‘renewal’?

‘If all the people who worked on this street worked in one company and were sacked, it’d be national headlines.’