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“European cities are bedding for a revival of their productive origins…” Editor in chief Emmanuelle Borne’s full editorial.
For its May issue, AA has chosen to focus on projects and initiatives advocating for the city’s functionnal places to be fully reintegrate in the city. Once sidelined on its outskirts, these productive activities are progressively part of the urban fabric, especially following pressure from urban sprawl. Agricultural lands, industrial sites, crafts activities, waste management, but also archives, reserves, car parks... These unloved productivity places now constitute one of the main ...More about