Eckhart Hertzsch
Eckhart Hertzsch CEO Joanes Stiftung Berlin, Germany

Biography

Prof. Dr. Eckhart Hertzsch is the CEO of the Joanes Foundation for affordable and community building housing. He was the former head of Germany’s National Platform Future City and holds an Honorary Professorship for City Infrastructures at the Technical University of Berlin.

Sessions

Save to calendar 21-11-2019 13:45 21-11-2019 15:45 Europe/Madrid Right to the city: Housing, Gentrification and Urban Justice

Henri Lefevre’s idea, Right to the City, has been interpreted in many ways. Geographer David Harvey defined it as “the right to change ourselves by changing the city”. The concept encompasses affordable housing, inclusivity, re-greening, tactical urbanism and much more. The implementation of the 2030 Agenda underpins its raison d’être. What should cities do to ensure that we have the freedom to remake our cities to create vibrant communities?

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