Published in 6/2019 - Economy


The Late-­Capitalist City

Lee Marable

The growth of cities has always been linked to prevailing economic trends, and several recent large-scale development projects in Helsinki demonstrate this unequivocally. As the murky ethical and societal implications of late-capitalism become ever clearer, is the compromise of our urban places a price worth paying for maintaining the current economic hegemony? Lee Marable examines the effects of late-capitalism on Kalasatama district in Helsinki.

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