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Architecture – Moscow diaries


The time has come for Moscow to rethink its public spaces, urban transformation in general and the relationship between land use, economy and ecology. Notes from one of the next decade’s largest building sites.


The first thing I notice, while taking
advantage of the Wi-Fi on the Aeroexpress train to Belorusskaya Station, is the tangle of wires overhead, connecting buildings that are from seven to even ten storeys tall, the tops of which flaunt a linear spider’s web of power lines that stretches over the roofs, vaults the empty heights between buildings, and meanders away, unseen.

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The time has come for Moscow to rethink its public spaces, urban transformation in general and the relationship between land use, economy and ecology. Notes from one of the next decade’s largest building sites.


The first thing I notice, while taking
advantage of the Wi-Fi on the Aeroexpress train to Belorusskaya Station, is the tangle of wires overhead, connecting buildings that are from seven to even ten storeys tall, the tops of which flaunt a linear spider’s web of power lines that stretches over the roofs, vaults the empty heights between buildings, and meanders away, unseen.

If you want to read it all, purchase the entire issue in pdf for just three euro

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