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Shrinking cities - urban renewal

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Shrinking cities - urban renewal

In contrast to expanding territories, specific regions, cities, and urban districts are confronted with a loss of population and available employment opportunities. Such a trend stands in contradiction to the very definition of the city as a prosperous entity shaped by continuous economic and demographic growth.

Satisfying basic needs of the inhabitants of declining areas raises a number of questions. How can the built environment be maintained and transformed to satisfy the needs of future generations?

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Kyong Park
Kyong Park Architect, Germany/USA
 

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September 15 to September 18, 2004

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