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”Katowice effect”? Regeneration of the site of the former Katowice coal mine through prestige cultural projects

in the HORECA industry. In the period 2013–2016, the number of overnight stays by foreign guests in Katowice increased by 45%, while the hotel occupancy rate grew by 28.6% (according to the data provided by Central Statistical Office The Culture Zone has a perceivable direct economic effect on the area of the city and its districts by increasing the value and attractiveness of adjacent land This is exemplified by the sale of the former DOKP office building and the plots lying south of the Culture Zone. The Polish Railway Company (PKP) sold the

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Analysis of inclusionary housing as an urban planning instrument of the North in the South: the context of Dhaka

investment for those with high incomes, foreign remittances, and black money (funds earned in the black market, on which income and other taxes have not been paid), which further increases the price of housing and land in Dhaka ( Alam & Ahmad 2010 ). Housing price inflation attracts housing investment and the supply of new housing and land for housing construction. However, the attraction of housing prices increasing could not attract investment from the low income or lower-middle income bracket, as housing inflation diminishes their capacity to gain access to housing

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Interrelationships between municipal spatial policy strategy and airport operation and development. Lodz Airport case study

new connections with Western Europe. Regarding the latest changes in the demographic structure and migration patterns, it would be appropriate to search for new eastern destinations. Wherever possible, Lodz Airport development should be geared to high-quality general aviation and VIP aviation ( Nowak & Sikora 2005 ) services and innovative products with added value capable of satisfying demanding markets and market niches. A commitment to VIP aviation is recommended as the city and region of Lodz has attracted many foreign direct investments of late. A great

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Planetary gentrification and urban (re)development

international) investment have emerged, including giving locals the first option to buy. The inner-city borough of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg in Berlin recently announced that it would not allow a privately-owned tenement to be sold to an international investor. Instead, officials directed the sale towards a state-owned independent housing association committed to affordable rents. The idea being to stop landlords from hiking up rents, this was drastic action blocking the sale of buildings and buying them up for the government. Paris instigated similar laws in 2017 designed to

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Why is it beneficial for landscape architects in Poland to learn about public participation while designing a public park? Reflections on the theory, education and practice of participative planning

Introduction Securing green infrastructure is crucial to maintaining the quality of life in cities like Krakow, which maintain their position as important academic and cultural centres with historic traditions, have metropolitan aspirations, and struggle with investment pressure and suburban sprawl. Creating new public green spaces responding to the needs of city dwellers is a challenging task. The main goal of this paper is to map those activities which may be a direct and indirect result of teaching landscape architects about the use of participative

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