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  • Chocontá, Laura (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    Home, and therefore homelessness, can have different meanings according to one‘s background but it mandates a sensitive response. An adequate approach to it should be insightful of its implications, and so, a common ...
  • Brenner, Jana; Jordan, Hanna; Valli, Evdokia (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    The area of Exarcheia in Athens is characterised by the effects of the economic crisis and political activism. This results in a high number of abandoned buildings and spaces and also in a considerable number of illegal ...
  • Molla Ahmadi Dehaghi, Helia; Vizcarra Ganoza, Diego; Driva, Spyridoula (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    The socio-economic crisis and its consequences in the “Post-austerity” era in Greece have increased the number of homeless and unemployed people (ATHENS RESILIENCE STRATEGY 2017: p. 12). The increasing number of vulnerable ...
  • Chocontá, Laura; Snieg, Filip (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    Athens, like most Greek urban centres, has been severely affected by the economic crisis that began in 2008. The city‘s economics badly suffered from impacts of the crisis that, unfortunately for the society, resulted in ...
  • Hatziyannaki, Zoe (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    The paper discusses the installation work titled “The Past of Things to Come” which was exhibited in Athens in 2018. The main idea was based on an alleged occupation of a building that developed into a critical and sarcastic ...
  • Ehlers, Alina; Wilhelm, Carola; Vreda, Dimitra (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    The economic crisis that affected Greece since 2011 and European Austerity politics led to considerable cuts in the Greek public budget and shortcomings of social welfare (VAIOU & KALANDIDIS 2016: p. 462). The reduction ...
  • Guidi, Riccardo (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    According to an authoritative literature (KOUSIS 2017, KOUSIS & PASHOU 2017), citizens of Southern European countries have developed “alternative forms of resilience” to cope with the hardship due to recession and austerity. ...
  • Pagonis, Thanos (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    The paper attempts to relate the concept of resilience with urbanism. More than just the functions in buildings, mixed land-use and maintenance of public life in the streets, ‘urbanism’ is understood as a collective condition ...
  • Snieg, Filip; Greinke, Lena; Othengrafen, Frank (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    The paper shows that the importance of German and Greek initiatives has risen significantly in the last years. The German movements are mostly reflected in the harsh criticism of political undertakings; many focusing on ...
  • Tulumello, Simone (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    This chapter provides an overview of the field of housing politics in contemporary Lisbon: the transition from the end of a period of economic crisis and deep austerity to a fast economic growth based on exportation, tourism ...
  • Psycharis, Yannis; Kallioras, Dimitris; Psatha, Evangelia (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    Economic crisis and fiscal consolidation policy in Greece had a tremendous impact on local government finances and the provision of services and local public goods to citizens and localities. The implementation of these ...
  • Chocontá, Laura (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019)
    The late 2000s crisis has transformed Europe. Especially in the south, governmental efforts to face the situation become visible in institutional changes in favour of austerity and which, at the same time, were detrimental ...
  • Badelt, Ole; Heuer, Philipp; M., Mamali; A., Kapiota; E., Ntouni (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    The phenomenon of urban heat islands (UHI) in Athens is well documented (LIVADA, S ANTAMOURIS and ASSIMAKOPOULOS 2007; MIHALAKAKOU , S ANTAMOURIS , P APANIKOLAOU , CARTALIS and T SANGRASSOULIS 2004). Studies range from ...
  • Muhl, Charlotte; Engelke, Ina (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    Athens is exposed to high heat stress that has negative effects on its residents. This paper presents an approach to tackle the problem by empowering the community and strengthening local solidarity. The area examined in ...
  • Busch, Christina; Johncock, Johanna; B., Shelagh-Katerina; K., Antonis (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    Athens is climatically characterised by a Mediterranean climate with mild and rainy winters and warm summers. In the summer the average temperature is 35°C, with many days exceeding 40°C. Athens is often struck by heat ...
  • Lamberg, Jonas; Snieg, Filip (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    The resilience of cities has become an important topic to be considered by authorities in planning (MYRIVILI 2017, oral). Nowadays, many cities need to face various problems caused by environment, such as earthquakes, heat ...
  • Sedhom, Amel Ben; Jordan, Hanna; Papaevangelou, Eleni (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    The city of Athens is characterised by urbanisation and migratory waves. In relation to the changing climate with an overall increasing temperature and a significantly higher amount of extreme events, the city is especially ...
  • Preface 
    Othengrafen, Frank; Serraos, Konstantinos (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
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  • Greinke, Lena; Levin-Keitel, Meike; Othengrafen, Frank (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    Global climate change creates new challenges for urban and regional development all over the world. Adapting to a changing climate requires dealing with multiple uncertainties and complexity in order to allow proactive ...
  • Dandulaki, Miranda (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    The paper discusses the case the reconstruction of Kalamata city, Greece, after the 1986 earthquake disaster, focussing on urban resilience during the phases of response, recovery and reconstruction. In doing so, it revisits ...

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