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Results from the GAP (Group Assembly Process) Group Urban Transformation at the Degrowth Conference in Leipzig 2014

Proposals for the Transformation
> Urban agriculture
> Promote multifunctional and divers urban centres, including services, infrastructure, food production etc.
> Promote community owned space
> participatory urban planning
> Stop urban sprawl!

Vision
> develop system of use rights to replace property rights
> funds for deconstruction

Controversial proposals
> squat empty building
> setting resource reduction goals for cities

Open research questions
> How much living space and outdoor space is necessary per person?
> How much does the quality of a room influence the necessary space quantity?

Stirring papers:
> Urban agriculture and urban transformation
> Urban Transformations: Infrastructures and Degrowth
> Public infrastructure in a degrowth society

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