The startling rehabilitation project of Haifa oil refineries cooling tower

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The western ex-cooling tower of Haifa Oil Refineries was turned into a visitor center. In order to accept visitors, the decaying concrete structure had to be renovated. A documentation in video and photos provides an opportunity to get a glimpse of this unique challenging project.

Tobacco air curing in Prilep Macedonia

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Tobacco leaves decorate the streets of Prilep in Macedonia as part of the curing process. Watch a clip of a family preparing the leaves for curing and enjoy stills of the colorful streets

Warsaw Muranów Architecture Project – First Semester Summary

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Intervention in Warsaw / Muranów inspired by pre-war urban tissue. Summary of first semester of the project presenting historical development, values, commemoration issues, master plan and sample intervention ideas

People of Iceland – Part A – Throughout the island

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Excerpts from fascinating encounters with people of the country of ice and rocks, during a 40 days trip in Iceland. In this part – encounters throughout the island

Haifa Trail Urban Trek – the DNA of the city: Lessons from Haifa Tourism Conference

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Haifa Trail was initiated as an urban trek, but the trail is more than that – as it identifies and leverages Haifa’s essence or “DNA”, it serves as an important platform for various urban aspects, such as: city branding, community empowering, framework for sport and culture activities and a potential to significantly contribute to the local economy.

The abandoned industrial legacy of Fier, Albania – Part 3 – Waiting for adaptive reuse…

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Can a huge industrial complex in Fier, Albania, can be reused? Site structure analysis may give inspiration to those who care about Albania and may give a new meaning to remains of an era that many Albanians prefer to forget.

The abandoned industrial legacy of Fier, Albania – Part 2 – Concrete amusement park

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We continue our urban exploration of Fier’s industrial site. The northern part was a nitrogen fertilizer factory, and its monumental concrete remains form amazing compositions and rare post industrial views.

The abandoned industrial legacy of Fier, Albania – Part 1 – Spooky remains

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Communist-era industrial legacy – a tour in Fier, Albania’s abandoned thermal power plant

Journey along China’s Yangtze rising water due to Three Gorges Dam construction

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A historical cruise along China’s Yangtze river, where people, villages and towns are relocated due to the rising water level following Three Gorges Dam construction.