The Urban Landscape of Soviet Monotowns
Found worldwide and revolving around various activities, from resource extraction to manufacturing, monotowns are urban settlements created around a single industry that employs the majority of the inhabitants. In the former Eastern Bloc, where monotowns are the remnants of the totalitarian regimes of the last half of the 20th century, the sudden transition from centralized economies to capitalism came as a profound shock to these settlements,
Contact for Entries: 2 landscape and city layout projects, on new urban metabolisms
The Europan 16 subject focuses on dwelling metropolitan areas as a new paradigm, in which new types of synergies can be thought of between the environmental, organic, social, financial, cultural and political proportions.
This paradigm leads us to assume in terms of co-evolution and interactions, and to do the job with regenerative undertaking dynamics, combining metabolic and inclusive vitalities.
The italian towns of Bitonto and San Donà Venezia are