From a horizontal to a vertical society; Li Keqiang Urges More Urbanization to Support China’s Growth – Bloomberg

A rapid growth of cities in China (with the potential of becoming Megacities). “Urbanization is not about simply increasing the number of urban residents or expanding the area of cities,” Li said in People’s Daily. “More importantly, it’s about a complete change from rural to urban style in terms of industry structure, employment, living environment and social security.” viaLi Keqiang Urges More Urbanization to Support China’s Growth – Bloomberg.

Fabijoniskes mikrorajon 1999

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Ukmerges street, Fabijoniskes mikrorajon, Vilnius. An image from my architectural documentation project in post Soviet Europe. More to come… [/et_pb_text][et_pb_image admin_label=”Bild” src=”” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”left” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] [/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

Obelisk in Novi Beograd’s park of Peace and Friendship.

A 27 meter high obelisk erected in year 2000 in, to commemorate Serbia’s victory over NATO armed forces. Mirjana Markovic, leader of ”Yugoslav Left” and wife of Slobodan Milosevic wanted the flames of the ”eternal gas flame” at the top to be as high as the monument it’s self. According to the engineer (in the lower right) who was part of the building team, this would have been dangerous and

Lugnet Stockholm

Lugnet industrial area; some cars.

Lugnet was an industrial area and in Södra hammarbyhamnen in southern part of Stockholm. An anthropologist who had made a field study in the area, described it as a shanty town where people worked and lived. Although it was in many senses an unique area (from a Swedish perspective) very little is written about the place. During the 1990’s, before it was erased, Lugnet was in decay and became a churchyard


Urban Sprawl 1

  Passed this unexploited field in Sollentuna, close to Djupdalsvägen, today. Behind the roundabout and the gas station, the residential area of Häggvik is visible. View of the field to the south. In the background a four storey office building. Two people are crossing the field. .