In our cities is quite acute problems of chaotic advertising, appearance gaudy graffiti, unauthorized construction, and so on. D. Employees of Samara online publication “The other city” decided to show what would happen if the same problems experienced and well-known European cities.
“greedy advertising more tourists going to Venice, so you need to use the resources of the city, until he finally drowned. In it built a network of shopping malls, where visitors can hide the smell of decay of centuries-old homes. Rogues (for example, the American director Woody Allen), buy an apartment in an emergency fund in the hope that after the demolition of their buildings they will get new housing on the mainland. Residents prefer to throw garbage directly into the channels. Anyway, after some hundred years all this will wash away with the outdated Vodicka Venice ”
“Another Italian pain – Florence. In the capital of one of the richest regions of the country lives in Tuscany some 400 thousand people. Only 25% of the population agglomeration. The rest, to enjoy the city public goods like the Uffizi Gallery or the Ponte Vecchio, it is necessary to go to the center. Out of the situation, asking for the mind itself. It is necessary to seal the building in the center. Sometimes there are small kinks in the field, such as the fires in the old buildings in the future construction site. But residents of the center should be aware that it is not only their territory, and to move for the sake of the public good ”
“One of the most problematic points of Paris – Montmartre hill. Until now, the district is ambiguous reputation. The memory of unbridled customs red-light district, the years of poverty lived here decadent artists Van Gogh and Renoir, soulless cabaret “Moulin Rouge”, which is synonymous with low culture … Meanwhile, it is the highest point in Paris. And a sin not to use it for the construction of high-rise property with beautiful views of all the districts of the city of love and romance. At the same time so you can get rid of the awkward squat huts associated with the sad days of Van Gogh ”
“In 1945, the Bavarian Rotterburg was virtually wiped off the face of the earth bombing. The following peace in the German city, it would seem, have a chance at something to get away from the obsolete legacy of the Middle Ages, but the hard-nosed reactionaries regained its archaic in its previous guise ”