Tag: Poverty

The New European Bauhaus: Beauty & Privilege Win Again?

On 16 September 2020, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, announced the New European Bauhaus (NEB) initiative in her State of the Union address. What does this initiative consist of, and what core values does it

Homing in on Housing Desegregation

Case Study 1: Madrid, Spain, January 2021 Amidst the worst snowstorm in a century, with temperatures below –10ºC, thousands of people living in Madrid’s Cañada Real settlement struggled to keep themselves warm in their homes, lacking access to electricity. Cañada

Home Is Where You’ll Find Net-Zero

Shall I buy or keep renting? House or flat? Will interest rates stay low? Should I plan for a renovation budget or is the property fine as it is? Shall we go for eco-friendly painting? What if I lose my job? How can I get solar panels in