Anti-Media Darling - phenomenon and the myth Gellerup

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


Gellerup has always been a 'darling' media must tell bad stories from a social housing area. Join us to discuss the phenomenon and the myth Gellerup.
Gellerup länge varit a 'darling' när media wanna tell bad stories from a public housing estate. Join us for a debat on the phenomenon and myth Gellerup.

In these years Gellerup a major transformation in the effort to change an exposed area to an attractive town. Recently the government has with his 'ghetto-initiative' put the turbo to take a nationwide showdown with the architecture of the social housing neighborhoods. When Gellerup is well over 10 years promoting the idea of ​​a makeover from residential area exposed to the attractive town is the area in the middle of the process was only about to begin in other public housing estates. An expert panel debating whether already be harvested experiences from Gellerup change that other settlements could potentially benefit from the future.

Claus Bech-Danielsen, professor at Aalborg University and author of From Ghetto to mixed city (2017), Anna Mette Exner, architect owner of the design studio of the same name with offices in Gellerup, Anders Lund Hansen, Department of Human Geography, Lund University.
Period2018 May 10
Event titleAarhus Architecture Festival
Event typeOther
LocationAarhus, DenmarkShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational