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Powering Athens through collectivity and informal initiatives

Since the Greek debt crisis began to unfold in 2009, Athens has become something of an unofficial poster child for informal urbanism. But as Cristina Ampatzidou explains, this Athenian attitude to public space is actually nothing new – and neither, it seems, is the space that exists between the state, the city and its citizens.’

In this article on uncubemagazine.com Cristina Ampatzidou is taking a look at urban active and activist acts. They have a highly informal vibe, yet she is searching for the relationship between this informal aspect and the formal, official side. Will Athens initiatives arrive at a strategical level?

Find the full article here.

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