The Urbanist

Tall Stories 45: Bratislava's Panelaky

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27 February 2017

08 minutes


Photo: Jakub Skokan a Martin Tůma

Forty years of communist planning left an indelible architectural mark on Slovakia, with rows upon rows of shabby prefabricated blocks. By some estimates Slovakia is home to more of them than any other country in the former Soviet bloc. But a recent project in Bratislava has demonstrated that the outdated buildings can be updated to meet modern standards.

27 February 2017

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