Another city (1)

Panel debate about Sydhavnen as a laboratory for alternative urban development and living at People’s Democratic Meeting in Sydhavn, a traditional working class district known for its many allotment garden communities, and first part of the course ‘Another city’ at People’s University.

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Kochi Muziris Biennale

From the she streets of Fort Kochi and the Students’ Biennale, which I think are more interesting than the “real” biennale. The students obviously don’t have much money so they have to be more inventive.


Kochi Muziris Biennale © Henrik Valeur 2019

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Ban cars in cities

Opinion piece

Henrik Valeur, 2016

The problem
Do you know the feeling? You’re stuck in traffic and you can literally feel your blood pressure going up as you become increasingly frustrated with the time that is being lost because of all those morons who are blocking the way ahead. You may also begin to wonder what all those gasses and fine particles of soot, which are being emitted from all those idle engines in front, are doing to your health. And, if you’re less of a narcissist, you may begin to take pity on the poor cyclist who is being bullied by the big SUV or on the woman with her bags and children who is unable to cross the road.

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