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.
[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=”http://www.tobiassjodin.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/fabijoniskes_web.jpg” 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]
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
Repetetive pattern of villas in the residential area of Enebyberg, municipality of Danderyd, in Northern Stockholm county.
Under the Essinge elevated highway in the Stockholm suburb of Gröndal. I think these kinds of places are interesting since they seem to be hard to fit in to, and make use of, in the general city plan. Usually this spot have traces and leftovers from work within the informal economy. The viaduct itself is a part of European route E4 and E20
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