Monthly Archives: March 2013

Kickstarting Urban Development

March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the current period of economic downturn, many urban (re)development projects are grinding to a halt due to lack of funding. At the same time, recession related grassroot activism such as Occupy shows that citizens wish to be actively engaged in decision-making. Moreover, the success of websites such as Kickstarter demonstrates that crowd-funding offers a viable alternative to traditional venture capital. It is against the backdrop of these developments that […]