Gentrification: are better cities liveable?

A brief by Elise Baudelet, junior expert in territorial marketing at CAAC In different towns around the globe, gentrification divides the opinion. On one hand, it could be seen as an opportunity to upgrade an area and increase its potential (financially, in terms of attractiveness, image…). On the other hand, it could be identified as…

Rennes: How a Greenmap gives you the keys of your city

  A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator Following the example of New York, green mapping has spread to several French cities, including Rennes. In the capital of French Brittany, associations have named theirs Carte-Ou-Verte , a tongue twister meaning Greenmap, Open Map and Map-or-Green. But, what’s a Greenmap? How does it work? “Think global,…

Iris Murdoch

“Literature is meant to be grasped by enjoyment”. Iris Murdoch The Atlantic Arc lives its culture through authors like Iris Murdoch, whose 94th anniversary (if she lived) we celebrate today. Born in Ireland, Dame Murdoch lived in several Atlantic Cities, like Dublin or Bristol with frequent visits to France. Novelist and philosopher, she was famed…