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The right to wild. Green urban wasteland in the context of urban planning

minor influence of the inhabitants, or changed after public protests Example no. 12, the Kazurka hill is a case where different approaches are mixed together. In this location we can observe spaces developed by informal bottom-up creation (bike track, informal houses for homeless people) combined with elements such as the open-air gym or playground for dogs designed in a top down way (from the participatory budget) with further elements designed without any consultation with the users. Some years ago, the municipality began to design the development of this area in

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“East meets West” – on studying “Eastern” housing estates through “Western” concepts and approaches

their surroundings and of the air they breathe ( Andráško 2013 ; see also Szymańska, Lewandowska & Rogatka 2015 ). We only start to register most of the non-human components in our lives when something goes wrong with them – when the elevator does not work, when the water does not flow from the tap, when we quarrel with our neighbour because of her dogs’ barking or its excrement left on the sidewalk. Another example is the issue of the everyday struggle to find a free parking place within the grounds of HEs, which is a pressing problem (see Zborowski, Dej & Gorczyca

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